Partition

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1.
Scorching Winds (1974)
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In post-partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own. (146 mins.)
Director: M.S. Sathyu
 
2.
Do Bigha Zamin (1953)
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In the hope of earning enough money to pay off his debts and save his land, a poor farmer becomes a rickshaw puller in the Calcutta and faces many difficulties. (131 mins.)
Director: Bimal Roy
 
3.
Train to Pakistan (1998)
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Seen from the eyes of Hukum Chand the District Magistrate it is an account of the turmoil faced by the inhabitants of village Mano Majra in Punjab on the Indo-Pak border during the period of partition after India attained independence. (111 mins.)
Director: Pamela Rooks
 
4.
Silent Waters (2003)
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1979. A village in Pakistan. A widow sees her 17 years old son being attracted to Islamist militants. It brings her past back... (99 mins.)
Director: Sabiha Sumar
 
5.
Pinjar (2003)
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In the days leading up to Partition, a Hindu woman is abducted by a Muslim man. Soon, she finds herself not only forced into marriage, but living in a new country as the borders between India and Pakistan are drawn. (188 mins.)
 
6.
Earth (1998)
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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. (110 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
7.
Darkness (1986 Mini-Series)
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This TV miniseries ("Darkness" in English) became famous in India in the mid/late 80s for its realistic... (297 mins.)
Director: Govind Nihalani
 
8.
Midnight's Children (2012)
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A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation. (146 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta