Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an idealistic young man finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village and his past.

  1. Cathy Rabin


  2. Santosh Sivan


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  1. Linus Roache

    Linus Roache

    Henry Moores

  2. Nandita Das

    Nandita Das


  3. Rahul Bose

    Rahul Bose

    T. K. Neelan

  4. Jennifer Ehle

    Jennifer Ehle

    Laura Moores

  5. Indrajith Sukumaran

    Indrajith Sukumaran


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  • September 7, 2007


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

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