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The City of Joy

The book The City of Joy was made into the movie City of Joy.

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Book details for The City of Joy

The City of Joy was written by Dominique LaPierre. The book was published in 1985 by Warner Books. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

 

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This is the story of living saints and heroes-- those who abandoned affluent and middle-class lives to dedicate themselves to the poor.
This is the story of living saints and heroes-- those who abandoned affluent and middle-class lives to dedicate themselves to the poor.

Movie details for City of Joy

The movie was released in 1992 and directed by Roland Joffé, who also directed Killing Fields (1984) and The Scarlet Letter (1995). City of Joy was produced by Sony Pictures. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Patrick Swayze, Om Puri, Pauline Collins, Shabana Azmi, Ayesha Dharker, Santu Chowdhury, Imran Badsah Khan, Art Malik, Nabil Shaban, Debatosh Ghosh, Suneeta Sengupta, Mansi Upadhyay, Shyamanand Jalan, Shyamal Sengupta, Rudraprasad Sengupta, Baroon Chakaborty, Masood Akhtar, Loveleen Mishra, Pavan Malhotra and Anashua Mujumdar.

 

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CITY OF JOY is the story of a dispirited American doctor (Patrick Swayze), a British woman who runs a clinic for the poor, and an Indian couple — all of whose lives come together in perhaps the most impoverished place on earth, the section of Calcutt... Read More
CITY OF JOY is the story of a dispirited American doctor (Patrick Swayze), a British woman who runs a clinic for the poor, and an Indian couple — all of whose lives come together in perhaps the most impoverished place on earth, the section of Calcutta known as the CITY OF JOY. Directed by Roland Joffe (The Mission, The Killing Fields, The Scarlett Letter).