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The Memsahib (2006)

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Shifting her lens between the 1850s and 2000s, expatriate Gujarati director Kruti Majmudar illustrates the complexities of love in two East-meets-West marriages.

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Shifting her lens between the 1850s and 2000s, expatriate Gujarati director Kruti Majmudar illustrates the complexities of love in two East-meets-West marriages.

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captivating love story
12 March 2007 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This movie will jolt your basic premise of love and pose a question in your mind as to how far a woman in love would go to stay connected in body and soul with her beloved. With a colorful backdrop of the British Raj, this well orchestrated love story brings out the colonial interplay between the Indian kings and the British imperialistic intent in a nostalgic and compelling way. One of the best scenes is when the lead character makes some bold choices manifesting her inherent sacrificial nature that transcends her beyond the mortal boundaries. The colorful Indian costumes capture the regal setting of the colonial time period well. The soundtrack is gripping and highlights the emotional theme in a profound manner.


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