English, August (1994)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 126 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland , France , India   |  
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Small town bureaucracy in a small Indian town provides the focus of this film. Upon receiving his education Agastya Sen, a Bengali, joins the public service where he is assigned to work in a tiny village as an assistant to the collector. He does not speak the local language. Sen is set up in a dreadfully primitive little place where his only company is a small frog. He misses his friends in the city. He has trouble adjusting to the quaint village and it's eccentric, provincial ways.



adjustment, against-all-odds, bureaucracy, civil-servant, country-life, moving