PONDICHÉRY, DERNIER COMPTOIR DES INDES (1997)

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  • Le DERNIER COMPTOIR DE L'INDE Working
  • PONDICHERRY, RETURN TO INDIA Alternative

Synopsis

Set during the period of Pondicherry's independence from France in 1954. Stanislas Charvin, a young European born in India but raised in France by his grandmother, returns to Pondicherry just as the French are preparing to depart. His mission is to take his mother's remains back to France for burial. He then discovers that his mother had not died but disappeared, leaving her husband André for Weber, a half-caste man and consequently been shunned and despised by her community. Stanislas who had hated his father finally meets him and reconciles himself with him before his death.

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