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Partition (2007)
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, traumatized by the events that separated her from her family.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, epic, captivating
Plot: interracial relations, love and romance, sikh, forbidden love, fall in love, romance, soldier, couples, society, political unrest, village, social relations, muslim, male female relationship, couple relations, village life, love
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia

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Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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The Mistress of Spices (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, India
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 96 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, romantic
Audience: date night
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