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Trishna KA (temp) Rating 3 out of 5

Director

  • Michael Winterbottom

Cast

  • Riz Ahmed
  • Freida Pinto
  • Roshan Seth
  • Neet Mohan

Synopsis

Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D’Urbervilles is transplanted to contemporary India in director Michael Winterbottom's slow-burning drama. Four Lions' Riz Ahmed plays a rich slacker who seduces Freida Pinto's peasant girl and persuades her to work at his father's luxury hotel. However, the caste system proves an impenetrable barrier and she is forced to endure heartbreak and humiliation as their unequal love affair ebbs and flows.

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