Crossing the River

Crossing the River

The Bibighar Gardens, Questions of Loyalty

DVD - 2001
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The Bibighar Gardens: Daphne Manners is pregnant and Hari Kumar languishes in jail on a charge of rape. Unrequited in his love for Daphne, Superintendent Ronald Merrick vents his frustration on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Later, Daphne gives birth at Aunt Lady Manner's estate in Kashmir.
Crossing the River: Opens in 1942, the Japanese Army has conquered Burma and is threatening to invade neighboring India. Ghandi is calling on the British to "Quit India". In the town of Mayapore, Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests a young Indian news reporter suspected of subversion, Hari Kumar. Meanwhile on the other side of the river that divides the city and cultures, Daphne Manners arrives from England. It is the start of a chain of events binding English and Indians in a web of love, tragedy and death.
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Home Video : Distributed by New Video, p2001, c1984.
ISBN: 9780767034289
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 200 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.


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