About

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.

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Directed by

Deepa Mehta

Written by

Deepa Mehta (Screenplay)
Bapsi Sidhwa (Novel)

Runtime

101 minutes

Country

Canada, India

Language

Hindi

Cast

Keywords

woman director based on novel or book period drama war of independence 1940s partition lahore