Life Goes On + Q&A

Following a reading from Rabindranath Tagore’s poem ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’, director Sangeeta Datta and actor Sharmila Tagore describe the story behind Life Goes On, an emotional family drama featuring poetry and songs by the laureate.

Sharmila Tagore talks about growing up in a household heavily influenced by her great-uncle’s legacy, while Datta discusses the filmmakers who inspired her, including British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach, and the experience of shooting the film in London.



 

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