Adventures of a Brown Man in Search of Civilization

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Adventures of a Brown Man in Search of Civilization
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Directed byJames Ivory
Produced byAnthony Korner
Ismail Merchant
Written byJames Ivory
StarringNirad C. Chaudhuri
Barry Foster
CinematographyWalter Lassally
Edited byKent McKinney
Release date
  • 1 April 1972 (1972-04-01)
Running time
54 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Adventures of a Brown Man in Search of Civilization is a 54-minute color documentary based on the life and thoughts of Nirad C. Chaudhuri. It was made in 1972 and was directed by James Ivory.[1] In this, Chaudhuri (who was then based in London and Oxford) expounds his views on culture, history, religion and society from a comparative perspective.

The film is available in the DVD sets of several Merchant Ivory films.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Adventures of a Brown Man in Search of Civilization (1972)". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Adventures of a Brown Man in Search of Civilization". Merchant Ivory Productions. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. ^ "The Adventures of a Brown Man in Search of Civilization". TCM. Retrieved 29 May 2012.