The Buddha of Suburbia


3h 56m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Based on Hanif Kureishi's autobiographical novel, this BBC miniseries sketches the complicated 1970s life of young Karim Amir, a South London suburban teen born to an Indian father and an English mother.

Film Details

Also Known As
Buddha of Suburbia
Release Date
1993

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 56m

Synopsis

Based on Hanif Kureishi's autobiographical novel, this BBC miniseries sketches the complicated 1970s life of young Karim Amir, a South London suburban teen born to an Indian father and an English mother.

Film Details

Also Known As
Buddha of Suburbia
Release Date
1993

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 56m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States April 1994

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 30 - October 16, 1994.

This miniseries was originally broadcast in four 60-minute parts over BBC in Great Britain.

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 30 - October 16, 1994.)

Released in United States April 1994 (Shown in New York City (Asia Society) as part of program "Asian Encounters: Recent Works by Asian American and British Asian Filmmakers" April 6-10, 1994.)