Such A Long Journey


1h 50m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Story of how one family in the Parsis community in Bombay is affected by the political turmoil of 1971, when India went to war with Pakistan. Gustad is a middle aged Parsis with a very normal, even humdrum family and work life. But when old friend Jimmy asks him to help with laundering money for a g

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Disney India - UTV; Harold Greenberg Fund; Sales Company; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
RED SKY ENTERTAINMENT/SHOOTING GALLERY PICTURES; Shooting Gallery Pictures; Rlj Entertainment, Inc.; Studiocanal UK
Location
Bombay, India

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Story of how one family in the Parsis community in Bombay is affected by the political turmoil of 1971, when India went to war with Pakistan. Gustad is a middle aged Parsis with a very normal, even humdrum family and work life. But when old friend Jimmy asks him to help with laundering money for a good cause, he is forced to reevaluate his priorities. He is given a new lease on life, but it is uncertain whether his illegal activism is ultimately going to achieve any larger good.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Disney India - UTV; Harold Greenberg Fund; Sales Company; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
RED SKY ENTERTAINMENT/SHOOTING GALLERY PICTURES; Shooting Gallery Pictures; Rlj Entertainment, Inc.; Studiocanal UK
Location
Bombay, India

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of Federal Express Award for most popular Canadian film at the 1998 Vancouver International Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring March 5, 2000

Released in United States on Video June 26, 2001

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States 1999

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (opening night) September 26 - October 12, 1998.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Oh Canada!) May 13 - June 6, 1999.

Released as part of distribution package: "Shooting Gallery Film Series" (Loews Cineplex Entertainment). The 1999 package also includes: "Orphans" (United Kingdom/1998), "Adrenaline Drive" (Japan/1998) and "Croupier" (United Kingdom/1998).

Released in United States Spring March 5, 2000

Released in United States on Video June 26, 2001

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (opening night) September 26 - October 12, 1998.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Oh Canada!) May 13 - June 6, 1999.)