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Director: Tom Hugh-Jones
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Educational, Documentary
NR     2008     2hr 30min

Filmed in stunning high definition and coming to DVD, HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc, Ganges is a sumptuous series that tells the story of the most extraordinary river in the world. The Ganges runs through the heart of India. For...  more »


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Director: Tom Hugh-Jones
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Television, Educational, Documentary
Studio: BBC Warner
Format: DVD - Color - Dubbed
DVD Release Date: 07/01/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2008
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 2hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 6
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Frank J. DeFelice | San Jose, CA | 04/27/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"After watching this film, I fully appreciate the beauty and scope of the River Ganges. This production brings you from the Himalyas to the Bay of Bengal, where the Ganges ends. The photography of animals, birds, fish, and whatever else nature has put by the Ganges was beautiful. I expected to see more of the religious side of India, but India is made up of many religions, Hinduism being only one. This DVD is about the Ganges.

It depicts the climate changes, the monsoons, and some of the people. Cobras get some good footage, as they slither through homes, and traffic.
You don't get an in depth study of the Indian people, but a terrific film about the Ganges."
M. N. Reddy | 03/26/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

""The Ganges"
wow, a visually stunning documentary of three hours. In addition to a rich and colorful, it is a highly informative one too. A delightful one to watch."
Facinating and exotic culture and history of the most holy r
Kathleen Margolis | AZ | 04/11/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This film depicts the history of the holiest river in India...the Ganges. The very interesting cultures that honor it. The videography is fantastic and makes you feel that you are there."
catering guy | 05/02/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)


Great photography, unusual insight into Indian culture, history, agriculture and the like. This DVD is a good product-the average American actually knows very little about India. Who would have thought that the river was/is revered as a god entity? Who knew that the rich northern plains of India have soil 3 miles thick in some places? Who knew about the massive deforestation that took place during the Raj?"