The India Trip

This documentary is a portrait of modern-day Pondicherry, an ancient city near the southern tip of India. For several centuries an outpost of France, the city is now home to Auroville, a spiritual community growing on its periphery. There, European and North American devotees of Sri Aurobindo, a Bengali poet and mystic, come to live the contemplative life. Their guru is a 94-year-old woman from France. This mecca of sorts is seen through the eyes of Albert Jordan, a professor from Concordia University, in Montreal, who spent a year there with his family in 1971.

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Film Credits

director
Bill Davies
script
Bill Davies
producer
George Pearson
photography
Eugene Boyko
sound
Hans Oomes
editing
Torben Schioler
sound editing
Ken Page
re-recording
George Croll
narrator
Al Jordan

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