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The Peaceful Revolution

UK / India, 1961 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Atmar Ram

A colourful picture describing the growth of electrical power in India, the parallel development of education and technology and the subsequent effects on industry, agriculture and village life. Indian music provides the background.

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