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The World Unseen (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 3 April 2009 (UK)
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Miriam
... Amina Harjan
... Omar
... Rehmat
David Dennis ... Jacob (as David Denis)
Grethe Fox ... Madeleine Smith
... De Witt
... Farah
Rajesh Gopie ... Sadru
... Mr. Harjan
Avantika Akerkar ... Mrs. Harjan
... Begum
Leonie Casanova ... Doris
Roderick Priestley ... Stewart
Ethan Sarif-Kattan ... Sam
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.

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Nothing Can Stop You From Falling In Love.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving sexuality, and violence | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Az észrevétlen világ  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$9,031, 9 November 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$16,832, 23 November 2008
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According to director Shamim Sarif when this film was sent for consideration to a film festival in Dubai, the DVD was mailed back to them with a note, which simply stated "the subject matter does not exist". See more »

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Written and Performed by Leonie Casanova
Copyright by Leonie Casanova
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literally breath-taking
6 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

The World Unseen is an outstanding movie about the topic of apartheid in the last 20 years of 1900 placed in south Africa. The interpretation of the actors and actresses is perfect, In particular Lisa Ray is perfect in playing the role of ingenuous wife submitted to the husband's rules. Even Sheetal Sheth in her character is very heart-warming. The story is exciting and rich of twists and involves the spectator make him aware of the pain of character. I suggest to the movie to everyone interested in this kind of plots especially to whom is interesting in lgbt movies. There is also the book of this movie that is amazing as well.


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