Bombay Talkie

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Bombay Talkie ★★½ 1970 (PG)

A bored British writer (Kendal) heads to India to gather “experiences” and becomes involved with an Indian movie actor (Kapoor). Early clash-of-cultures film from Merchant Ivory has it's dull spots; the behind-the-scenes look at the Indian film industry is more interesting than the romance. 110m/C VHS, DVD . IN Jennifer Kendal, Shashi Kapoor, Zia Mohyeddin, Aparna Sen; D: James Ivory; W: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.