Movies like Sati

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Sati (1989)
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Sati (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Uma, a mute Brahmin girl, lives with her uncle's family as she is an orphan. Since Uma has a faulty horoscope which indicate widowhood, the family finds it impossible to get her married off. According to a custom prevalent at the time, Uma is given in marriage to a tree.
Plot: mute girl, prediction, horoscope
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india

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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
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