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That Girl in Yellow Boots (2010)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2 September 2011 (USA)
A British woman faces challenges while attempting to locate her father in India.

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Anurag Kashyap
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Credited cast:
Kalki Koechlin ... Ruth Edscer
Prashant Prakash Prashant Prakash ... Prashant
Naseeruddin Shah ... Divakar
Gulshan Devaiah ... Chittiappa Gowda
Puja Sarup Puja Sarup ... Maya
Kumud Mishra ... Lynn
Shivkumar Subramaniam Shivkumar Subramaniam ... Peter (as Shiv Subramanyam)
Divya Jagdale Divya Jagdale ... Divya
Thani Thani ... Thani, Henchman
Kartik Krishnan Kartik Krishnan ... Main Cop (Bribe & At Ruth's House)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sankalp Acharekar Sankalp Acharekar ... Sankalp
Pradeep Dalvi Pradeep Dalvi ... Muchhad (at Fro)
Deepak Damle Deepak Damle ... Sleazy Man (at Fro)
Kashyap Das Kashyap Das ... Susu boy
Makrand Deshpande ... Post Master
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After the passing of her mother and the suicide of her 15-year old sister, Britain-based Ruth Edscer travels to Mumbai, India, to try and locate her father, Arjun Patel. She manages to find employment with a massage parlor where she not only earns a wage but charges Rs.1000/- for a illicit services from her affluent male clients. She has been made aware that she cannot be hired unless and until she is granted a official work permit, so regularly attends the Foreigners Registration Office to extend her stay, while making herself familiar with the culture and 'donations'. Challenges follows after a confrontation with a gangster, Chittiappa Gowda, who not only assaults her but also takes away her savings, as her boyfriend, Prashant, owes him money. While getting even with Prashant, she finds out that her father had changed his name, is now known as Benjamin, and maybe residing in Versova. She does locate the building - but nothing will prepare for the shock when she finds out who he ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The film was titled " Happy Ending" when it was launched. See more »

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Ruth Edscer: Do you want a happy ending?
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References Ashoka the Great (2001) See more »

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a universal heart wrenching story recommended by myetvmedia
7 October 2010 | by etvltdSee all my reviews

Anurag Kashyap ("Water") delivers another stunningly controversial masterpiece with "That Girl In Yellow Boots". True to form as one of India's leading modern indie filmmakers, this film will bedazzle and shock you. Kashyap takes us on a colourful and dangerous journey through the underbelly of Bombay experienced through the eyes of Ruth (Kalki Koechlin).

Kalki Koechlin (winner, best supporting actress Filmfare, "Dev. D") co wrote this sizzling script with Kashyap. Every character is remarkably fleshed out from Ruth herself to the thugs running drug rackets and the girls and their clients in the massage parlour. The growing reality of the size of the sex trade in India inspired Kashyap to conceive of this story and to collaborate with Koechlin on the script. ..


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2 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A sárga csizmás lány See more »

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