The Strange Luck of V.S. Naipaul

When Sir Vidia Naipaul agreed to have a film made about him he said he wanted it to be “as personal as possible”.  This is indeed a candid personal portrait, presenting the 2001 Nobel Laureate for Literature in the three places that have been most influential to his writing career: his native Trinidad, his ancestral home of India, and Wiltshire in england, where he lived for many years.  A moving and touching documentary being shown as a tribute to the late author.

The Strange Luck of V.S. Naipaul (2008)


United Kingdom






Adam Low


Mon 24 Sep 2018, 8.30pm, q+a

Mon 24 Sep 2018, 3.30pm,

Adam Low

Adam Low is a director and producer, known for Alan Bennett’s Diaries (2016), Arena (1975) and Voices from Robben Island (1994).

The Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival would like to acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors.

Signature Sponsor

Leading Sponsors

Festival Partners

Join Our Mailinglist

* indicates required

Contact Us

22 Jerningham Ave,
Belmont, Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago, WI

1 (868) 227-8458 or
1 (868) 277-3456 (FILM)