City of joy (1992)

Director
Roland Joffé

Main cast
Patrick Swayze; Om Puri; Pauline Collins; Shabana Azmi; Ayesha Dharker

Genres
Drama

Description
In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a patient on the operating table, Max impulsively decides to leave America and travel to India in the hope of "finding himself." Not long after he arrives in Calcutta, Max is attacked by a group of thugs and left without money or a passport.


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