THE CLOUD DOOR
INDIA, 1993
 
 
 
Dir./Scr.: 
Mani KAUL
D.O.P.: 
Anil MEHTA 
 CAST:
 Anu ARYA (Kurangi)
 Murad ALI (Ratnasen)
 
 
 
 
 
STORY:
 
In an ancient castle in Rajasthan, the King overhears the parrot in its cage whispering erotic descriptions to his young daughter Princess Kurangi...The parrot has been captured by a bird catcher. When Ratnasen passes by its cage, he is startled to hear the parrot speak his love’s name: "Kurangi"...
 


 

Mani KAUL
Director:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Born in Rajasthan in 1942 Kaul studied arts at the University of Rajasthan before enrolling at the Film Institute of India. In 1969 came his breakthrough with the film USKI ROTI (OUR DAILY BREAD) and his recent Dostoievsky adaptation THE IDIOT was presented at 1992 New York Film Festival.
FILMOGRAPHY: USKI ROTI (1969), ASHAD KA EK DIN (1971), DAVIDHA (1973), A DESERT OF A THOUSAND LINES (1981), MATI MANAS (1985), THE IDIOT (1992).
 
 
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