Golden Age Music

Ashwin asked : could u comment on the music of the film…im really eager to know how and what kind of music a r rahman has made and when the soundtrack will release…thanks 🙂

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The Ego and Context

Can I see myself out of any context ? Can I just exist ? without contextualizing my existence ? I have been battling this question over the last few days and would welcome comments.

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The Gang Rape Scene in Bandit Queen

Udayan asked : When I watched Bandit queen and perticularly the scene where She was being gang raped. I almost throwed up during that scene and took me about a week to get over it. How did you managed to film that scene? I mean the intensity that you put into that scene simply can’t be just direction!

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The last day ..

This is Shekhar again. Thank u Justin for holding the daily blog together so infomatively and so entertainingly. And thank you Melainie for your wonderfully emotional blogs for your all too brief visit to out sets from Australia

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..and Cut.

Monday 31st July. 5.10 PM H Stage, Shepperton Studios. The eightieth and last day of principal photography today and so my last entry on this production blog.

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Love and Exploration

Friday 28th July. 11.30 AM A Stage, Shepperton Studios. Our last day on a revamped A stage which has now become a room in Raleighs London home, Durham House. Its also our last day with Clive and Abbie.

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The Moment of Reckoning

Thursday 27th July. 2.30 PM H Stage, Shepperton Studios. The final part of our fireships sequence today as a burning ship collides with a Spanish galleon.

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Juggling

Wednesday 26th July. 3.30 PM H Stage, Shepperton Studios. Into the full action sequences aboard our Spanish galleon today as the deadly fireships glide amongst the anchored Spanish fleet.

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Grande y Felicsima Armada

Tuesday 25th July.7.30 PM H Stage, Shepperton Studios. Its time to look at the action of the Armada campaign from the other side so our ship has been redressed to become a Spanish galleon, and will be digitally altered to make it seem a little larger, as the Spanish waships were generally larger than their English equivalent.

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A Kiss

Monday 24th July. 12.40 PM A Stage, Shepperton Studios. Into the last week of principal photography now and back to the private chambers on A stage for one last visit. It is here, in a corridor just off the main atrium, that Raleigh and Bess kiss, setting in train a series of events they will be powerless to halt.

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