Basic info
  1. Director: Aparna Sen
  2. Country: India; Year: 2002; Language: English, Tamil, Hindi; Runtime: 120 min; Color: Color
  3. Producer: N. Venkatesan, Rupali Mehta; Writer: Aparna Sen; Cinematographer: Goutam Ghose.
  4. Cast: Rahul Bose, Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhisham Sahni, Surekha Sikri
Synopsis
During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal riots between Hindu and Muslims break out. This relationship begins which begins as a mutual need develops into something deeper. Overall, it is a gentle film whose simple and haunting love story will appeal to the romantic traveler.
Interesting links
  1. Review by Gautaman Bhaskaran in The Hindu
  2. Review by Subhash Jha in Rediff
  3. Review by Lawrence Van Gelder in The New York Times
  4. For movie locations see Filmapia
  5. Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture by Konkona Sen Sharma
Where to watch/buy?
  1. Watch on YouTube
  2. Buy at Amazon
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