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The Warrior (2001) Movie



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Overview

Language
Hindi

Country
UK

Ratings / Votes
6.7/ 10 (1745 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated R for some violence

Production Company
British Screen Productions [gb] - (with the participation of) (as British Screen)
Bureau, The [gb]
Equinoxe [fr] - (with the assistance of)
Film Services India
FilmFour [gb] - (presents)

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors

Writers

Release Date
(Spain) - 23 September 2001
(Netherlands) - 24 January 2002
(Sweden) - 31 January 2002
(Poland) - 15 February 2002
(UK) - 3 May 2002

Running Time
Argentina:86

Tagline

Keywords
amulet, arson, beheading, blind-woman, blood, bloody-body-of-child, buddhist, candle, child-kidnapping, child-murder, dagger, dead-children, death-of-son, decapitation, desert, father-son-relationship, forge, ganges, hindu, inn, journey, kidnapping, lake, looting, manhunt,

Technical Support
OFM:35 mm
PCS:Super 35
PFM:35 mm - (anamorphic)
RAT:2.35 : 1



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Full Cast

  1. Annuddin, Aino as [Biswas] <3>
  2. Baig, Shaukat as [Clerk] <10>
  3. Bashey, Ismail as (voice) [The Warrior]
  4. Chibber, Puru as [Katiba, Warrior's son] <2>
  5. Khan, Irrfan as [Lafcadia - Warrior] <1>
  6. Khan, Nanhe as [Warrior] <5>
  7. Kumar, Amit (II) as [Market trader] <20>
  8. Maahaor, Hemant as [Warrior] <7>
  9. Madhu (II) as [Singer]
  10. Mani, Noor as [Riaz - Thief] <15>
  11. Mehra, Rakesh (I) as [Rude customer] <25>
  12. Mishra, Manoj (I) as [Warrior] <4>
  13. Panchal, Sitaram as [Dhaba stall owner] <16>
  14. Prabhuram as [Blacksmith] <12>
  15. Prakash Vyas, Chander as [Dhaba stall man] <17>
  16. Rohilla, Ajai as [Quarrey foreman] <14>
  17. Sanjal as [Dhaba stall man] <18>
  18. Shanker, Gori as [Tarang village headman] <11>
  19. Shyam, Anupam as [Lord] <19>
  20. Singh, Chander as [Warrior] <6>
  21. Singh, Trilok as [Cart driver] <22>
  22. Wagaram as [Blacksmith's son] <13>
  23. Advanti, Anuradha as [Lord's wife] <26>
  24. Davis, Karuna Sarah as [Restaurant girl] <24>
  25. Goswami, Mandakini as [Rabia] <8>
  26. Marfatia, Damayanti as [Blind woman] <21>
  27. Negi, Pushpa as [Restaurant owner] <23>
  28. Sharma, Sunita (II) as [The girl] <9>

Genres

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama

Full Plot

Circa feudal India in the State of Rajasthan is a desert region that is ruled over by a cruel and sadistic Lord, who, with the help of a handful of equally cruel and fierce warriors, led by Lafcadia, weigh a reign of terror upon those who do not submit or dare to oppose him. Long-haired Lafcadia is widowed but has a son, Katiba. Once when Katiba was by himself, he befriends a young girl, who ties a Raakhee on his hand and makes him her brother, and in return he gives her his amulet. When the Lord asks Lafcadia to subdue the villagers of Tarang, they carry out his orders. After the raid while Lafcadia stands by, his warriors rape and loot the villagers, it is then that Lafcadia is surprised by the very same young girl, and it is Katiba's amulet that saves her from being killed. This incident has a deep impact on Lafcadia and he decides to give up his job & sword and seek peace in his village in Kullu in the Himalayas. When the Lord finds out, he asks the rest of the warriors to hunt down, kill, and behead their leader. Not able to find him, they kill and behead a look-alike and bring his severed head before the Lord. They also capture Katiba, who is asked to identify the head. After Katiba positives identifies the head to be that of his dad, he is killed, watched in shock by Lafcadia. Alone, devastated, an unarmed Lafcadia is on his own, when a local thief, Riaz, starts following him around. Unable to shake him off, Lafcadia just ignores him. Then he comes across a blind woman, and he comes to her assistance, carrying her in his arms. When the woman feels his face, she asks him to put her down, and it is then she tells him that he has blood on his face and refuses to speak with him. Subsequently, Riaz questions him whether he was the warrior who killed his father. Was Riaz's dad killed by Lafcadia? What will be his fate now, especially when he finds out that the warriors are out in force looking for him - and this time they intend to kill him. rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com) Plot not found

Total Business

BT: GBP 2,500,000 CP: © MMI Film Four Limited GR: USD 48,160 (USA) (7 August 2005) GR: USD 39,415 (USA) (31 July 2005) GR: USD 27,690 (USA) (24 July 2005) GR: USD 14,170 (USA) (17 July 2005) OW: USD 14,130 (USA) (17 July 2005) (4 screens) WG: USD 4,386 (USA) (7 August 2005) (3 screens) WG: USD 8,109 (USA) (31 July 2005) (5 screens) WG: USD 5,732 (USA) (24 July 2005) (4 screens) WG: USD 14,130 (USA) (17 July 2005) (4 screens)

Movie Certificate

13 (Argentina)
M/12 (Portugal)
15 (Norway)
13 (Spain)
12 (UK)
R (USA)

Music Composers

  1. Marianelli, Dario

Cinematographers

  1. Osin, Roman

Dress Designers

  1. Stjernsward, Louise

Distributors

Alliance Atlantis Communications [ca] - (200?) (Canada) (theatrical)
Alliance Atlantis Home Video [ca] - (2006) (Canada) (DVD)
Alta Films [es] - (Spain) (theatrical)
Buena Vista International [ar] - (2006) (Argentina) (all media)
Europa Filmes [br] - (2007) (Brazil) (DVD)
FilmFour [gb]
Gativideo [ar] - (2006) (Argentina) (DVD)
Gativideo [ar] - (2006) (Argentina) (VHS)
Miramax Films [us] - (2005) (USA) (theatrical) (subtitled)
Océan Films [fr]

Film Editors

  1. Lind, Ewa J. (as Ewa Lind)

Misc

  1. Ahmed, Shammi (production assistant)
  2. Arora, Lalit Raj (production assistant)
  3. Banderi, Gautam (unit doctor: Rajasthan) (as Dr. Gautam Banderi)
  4. Banerji, Mohini (national permissions fixer) (as Mohini Banerjee)
  5. Behll, Maehul Tajh (production assistant)
  6. Bennett, Claire (I) (production coordinator: India)
  7. Bhat, Chand (location manager)
  8. Bihari, Shyam (production assistant)
  9. Calder, Neil (completion guarantor: Film Finances Inc.)
  10. Dawson, Alice (production accountant)
  11. Du Plessis, Pierre (I) (business affairs: British Screen) (as Pierre du Plessis)
  12. Gatti-Pascual, Soledad (production coordinator)
  13. Hurt, Jacqueline (production lawyer)
  14. Kapur, Ajai (I) (production coordinator: India)
  15. Kapur, Vandana (production assistant)
  16. Kumar, Amit (II) (associate director)
  17. Mathews, Annie (production coordinator: Himachal)
  18. Minghella, Anthony (presenter)
  19. Murthi, G.D. (accountant)
  20. Poddar, Anup (accountant)
  21. Rambaut, Pat (script supervisor)
  22. Sebastian, Aubin (production assistant)
  23. Singh, Anup (II) (house keeper)
  24. Stanley, Maxine (I) (post-production accountant)
  25. Street, Amanda (I) (international sales: FilmFour)
  26. Thomson-Glover, Justin (business affairs: Film Four)

Other Titles

  1. The Warrior (2001) (ENG)
    (France)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Himachal Pradesh, India
  2. Rajasthan, India

Trivia

- The Hindi-language film "The Warrior" was chosen by the British Academy of Film and Television to represent the UK in the "Best Foreign Language Film" category at the 2003 Oscars. The AMPAA took the highly unusual step of rejecting the movie because although the film had a British-born director (of Indian ancestry) and was co-produced by three British companies, the film did not qualify as British since "Hindi was not a language indigenous to the U.K." The British Academy was forced to submit its second choice, the Welsh-language, "Eldra". In an ironic twist, "The Warrior" went on to win "Best British Film" at the British Academy Awards the following year, although it lost "Best Non-English Film" to a film from Spain.

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