A Passage to India

Lists: Best Picture nominee 1980 to 1989

Brief Synopsis: "The film is set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj. It begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela Quested (Judy Davis), who is joining her fiancé, a city magistrate named Ronny Heaslop (Nigel Havers). She and Ronny's mother, Mrs. Moore (Peggy Ashcroft), befriend an Indian doctor, Aziz H. Ahmed (Victor Banerjee)."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1984: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Judy Davis (Adela Quested)
  • Alec Guinness (Prof. Godbole)
  • Peggy Ashcroft (Mrs. Moore)
  • James Fox (Richard Fielding)
  • Victor Banerjee (Dr. Aziz H. Ahmed)
  • Nigel Havers (Ronny Heaslop)
  • Michael Culver (Maj. McBryde)
  • David Lean (Director)