The Pool (DVD)

Directed by Chris Smith

Release Year: 2008
Running Time: 94
UPC: 7 38329 11042 0
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: Hindi w/ English subtitles [audio]
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Cast
Venkatesh Chavan
Nana Patekar

Crew
Directed by Chris Smith

WINNER OF THE 2007 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SPECIAL DRAMATIC JURY PRIZE

THE POOL is the story of Venkatesh, a hotel worker in India, who sees from his perch in a mango tree a luxuriant garden and shimmering pool hidden behind a wall.

In making whatever efforts he can to better himself, Venkatesh offers his services to the wealthy owner of the home. Not content to simply dream about a different life, Venkatesh is inquisitive about the home's inhabitants — indeed, about the world around him — and his curiosity changes the shape of his future.

Working in Hindi with young actors and in a country not his own, director Chris Smith has nevertheless created a superbly incisive portrait that will move and delight you.


DVD Extras Include:

• Making of THE POOL Documentary

• Deleted Scenes

• Theatrical Trailer

  • Grand Jury Prize (Dramatic) Nominee Sundance Film Festival
    Official Selection Edmonton International Film Festival


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