Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
The film is set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj. It begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela Quested (Judy Davis), who is joining her fiancé, a city magistrate named Ronny Heaslop (Nigel Havers). She and Ronny's mother, Mrs. Moore (Peggy Ashcroft), befriend an Indian doctor, Aziz H. Ahmed (Victor Banerjee).
epic, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, emotional, realistic, talky, captivating, breathtaking ...
culture clash, racism, politics, friendship, sexuality, indians, colonialism, false accusation, small town, british, complex characters, sexualized violence, adventure, storytelling, literature, destiny, adaptation, dishonesty, secrets, political, beautiful scenery, runaway, doctors, unlikely friendships, legal ...
1920s, 20s, 20th century
india, asia, england, bombay india