Bombay Calling

Bombay Calling

| 1 h 10 min

This feature documentary chronicles the lives of young call-centre workers in Bombay (Mumbai), India. The film profiles several characters who attempt to sell phone services to clients in the UK, showing both sides of globalization’s impact on India – the economic benefits as well as the break with tradition and loss of innocence. A compelling insider’s look at youth culture in India and the growing number of young people who choose to follow the American dream, Indian-style.

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Bombay Calling, Ben Addelman & Samir Mallal, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • director
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • producer
    Adam Symansky
  • editor
    Hannele Halm
  • videography
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • additional cinematography
    Shankar Raman
  • sound
    Ben Addelman
    Samir Mallal
  • original music
    Ramachandra Borcar
  • sound editor
    Leopoldo Gutierrez
  • production manager
    Samir Mallal
  • location coordinator
    Navin Survé
  • research
    Farouq Mallal
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner