Headline: Penelope Cruz to act in film on Mother Teresa
BY: AFSANA AHMED Source: Times of India : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cms.dll/html/uncomp/articleshow?msid=280585&Curpg=1
Excerpts: Hollywood beauty Penelope Cruz is set to lend her support to a docu drama based on the life of Mother Teresa. The actress, who had volunteered with Missionaries of Charity for seven years, will play herself in the film and will also do the Spanish voiceover. The Film is written by Amrish Shah and Ameet Mehta. Shot in Rome, France, Kolkatta and Chitagarh, the film will be made in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian.
“The film features some miracles attributed to Mother. It will be mainly for the international market, But with Indian sensibility,” says Amrish Shah the Creative Produce of the Film.
Music will be an important part of the film and will have six songs, to be created by a collaboration between Indian artists and French musicians. The docu-drama, to be made with the cooperation of the Vatican as well as Missionaries of Charity, will highlight Mother Teresa’s journey through life with commentary by the Archbishop of Kolkatta Cardinal Henry D’Souza. It will also have footage of the beatification in Rome and interviews with Catholic scholars. The film will be released in February.
“The film will be a epic saga of the life and miraculous deeds that Mother Teresa is attributed to” quotes the Creative Producer – Amrish Shah