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 Raleigh’s London home, Durham House. It’s 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 Felicνsima Armada

Tuesday 25th July.7.30 PM – ‘H’ Stage, Shepperton Studios. It’s 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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Out of the Fire

Saturday 22th July. 11.30 PM – ‘H’ Stage, Shepperton Studios. Picking up the scene from yesterday we find Raleigh now alone on the fireship, lighting the charges before jumping from the floating bomb he has created.

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Fireships

Friday 21th July. 4.00 PM – ‘H’ Stage, Shepperton Studios. Another change around for our multi-purpose ship as we reach the fireships sequence.

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