“Peepli Live”

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Aamir Khan, producer of “Peepli Live,” talks about the film, which is a heartfelt portrait of India today: the rural society, bureaucracy, media, politics and life itself. It tells the story of two brothers, farmers from rural India, who seek the help of a local politician after losing their plot of land over an unpaid government loan. When the politician mockingly suggests that the brothers commit suicide to benefit from government aid, it sparks a chain of events that reaches the highest levels of power in India’s political machinery. “Peepli Live” was the first Indian film ever shown at the Sundance Film Festival. It opens August 13 at AMC Village 7.


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Comments [1]

Devorah from NYC

Heard your interview with Aamir Kahn and got excited to see his new film. So, I called the AMC Village 7 (you had that cinema listed on the website) only to find out the film is not opening at that theatre. "Peepli Live" is opening at the AMC, Empire 25 multiplex at 234 west 42nd. The show times I got were: 11:05 AM, 1:40PM, 4:15PM, 6:50PM and 9:35 PM.

Just thought you would want to know. Thanks for the interview.

Most sincerely,
Devorah Hill

Aug. 12 2010 01:36 PM

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