Bhowani Junction
Bhowani Junction (1956)

Ava Gardner was never more alluring than as the half-caste heroine of Bhowani Junction. Set during India's battle for independence from Britain, the film begins with Gardner returning to her native land after spending several years in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: October 23, 1991
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Sean Axmaker

... a Hollywood drama with an old-fashioned sense of storytelling and a modern (for the time) approach to colonialism, bigotry and identity.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film had an intimacy about it even as it was epic in scope, something that rarely happens in political films.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

A powerful romantic drama - and look at nonviolent protest in India.

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Emanuel Levy

Ava Gardner gives one of her strongest performances as an Anglo-Indian woman in love with three men, but despite on-location shooting, pressures from the censors diluted the sexual and racial tensions.

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Walter M.
"Bhowani Junction" starts with General Savage(Stewart Granger) and Victoria Jones(Ava Gardner) having an emotional farewell at a train station in… More