MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 644 this week

Trishna (2011)

 -  Drama  -  9 March 2012 (UK)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 1,905 users   Metascore: 57/100
Reviews: 21 user | 105 critic | 22 from Metacritic.com

The story of the tragic relationship between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto rickshaw owner.

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 18 Jan 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 27 May 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 12 Jun 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Trishna" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Trishna (2011)

Trishna (2011) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Trishna.
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Miral (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.

Director: Julian Schnabel
Stars: Freida Pinto, Hiam Abbass, Willem Dafoe
Day of the Falcon II (2011)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set in the 1930s Arab states at the dawn of the oil boom, the story centers on a young Arab prince torn between allegiance to his conservative father and modern, liberal father-in-law.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Stars: Tahar Rahim, Antonio Banderas, Mark Strong
Everyday I (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Shirley Henderson, John Simm, Shaun Kirk
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Rosie and Vincent know each other for ten years, and are married for five. She doesn't like her job, he isn't too pleased working with her dad. They're trying to have a baby. One morning ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Dervla Kirwan, Yvan Attal
In This World (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In February 2002 in the Shamshatoo Refugee Camp in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan, there are 53,000 refugees living in sub-human conditions since 1979 with the Soviet Union ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genova changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her sexuality.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Colin Firth, Perla Haney-Jardine, Willa Holland
Wonderland (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Shirley Henderson, Gina McKee, Molly Parker
Desert Dancer (2014)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amidst his home country of Iran's politically volatile climate and the nation's ban on dancing.

Director: Richard Raymond
Stars: Freida Pinto, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Cullen
Under the Sun (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Arturo Venegas, Kate Hardie, Caroline Catz
Comedy

MIS-FITS is an off beat comedy about "Sam", a self-proclaimed "necro-detective", who looks for other peoples' lost dead relatives, and in the process - finds maybe love, definitely death, ... See full summary »

Director: L.D. Napier
Stars: Freida Pinto, Cloris Leachman, Virginie Ledoyen
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

What happens when you have no choice but to save the world...

Director: Dan Macarthur
Stars: Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan, Faran Tahir
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Directors: Phie Ambo, Shinji Aoyama, and 29 more credits »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Jay
Meeta Vashisht ...
Bhaanumathi
Harish Khanna ...
Vijay
...
Mr. Singh
Leela Madhauram ...
Devshri
Pratiksha Singh ...
Pratiksha
...
Sandeep
Sam Hastings ...
Sam
Marc Richardson ...
Marc
...
Anurag
...
Kalki
Amit Trivedi ...
Amit
Meenakshi Singh ...
Rita
Chanchal Sharma ...
Chanchal
Edit

Storyline

Based on Thomas Hardy's classic novel Tess of the D'Urbervilles, 'Trishna' tells the story of one woman whose life is destroyed by a combination of love and circumstances. Set in contemporary Rajasthan, Trishna (Freida Pinto) meets a wealthy young British businessman Jay Singh (Riz Ahmed) who has come to India to work in his father's hotel business. After an accident destroys her father's Jeep, Trishna goes to work for Jay, and they fall in love. But despite their feelings for each other, they cannot escape the conflicting pressures of a rural society which is changing rapidly through industrialisation, urbanisation and, above all, education. Trishna's tragedy is that she is torn between the traditions of her family life and the dreams and ambitions that her education has given her. Written by Revolution Films

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, some violence, drug use and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 March 2012 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Agapi dihos avrio  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$29,140 (USA) (13 July 2012)

Gross:

$234,432 (USA) (17 August 2012)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Indian background doesn't suit the story - skip watching this - read story in Wikipedia - thats enough
15 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

I understand that its an adaptation of a popular novel. But placing the happenings of the novel in India has done only more damage than good. 19th Century Britain is not modern India!! The way the movie depicts India is very pathetic - there is not an iota of logic in the movie when a girl from a protective, joint family all of 19 years old suddenly decides to run off with this English speaking fellow without having any demands.

A village girl in India will have self-respect a million times more than an average girl from the city. And her family will be all too protective of the girl. Therefore it is unacceptable for this village belle to be unmarried at 19 and worse being sent away to unknown place for work. A village girl from India will not so naive!!! May be good adaptation of the book - but placing it in India is the biggest flaw in this movie. Do not watch if you know at least little about Indian villages and their culture.


2 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why did Trishna do what she did? aalkourainy
what is the meaning of trishna ashok-gupta4
My review of Trishna Copyright1994
Angel and D'urberville lady_lazarus_risen
Why not return to Mumbai? nsrodrig1-553-505045
Toronto Premiere roy-54
Discuss Trishna (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?