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Trishna 2011 15

113 mins United Kingdom Director. Michael Winterbottom

In contemporary Rajasthan, Trishna (Frieda Pinto) is seduced by British businessman Jay (Riz Ahmed) who invites her to work in his hotel. In the third of his imaginative Thomas Hardy adaptations, Michael Winterbottom transposes Tess of the d'Urbervilles to modern India for a visually stunning and emotionally gripping version of this tragic tale of power, class, cruelty and broken love.

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Directed by

Michael Winterbottom


Freida Pinto

Rizwan Ahmed

Mita Vashisht




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15 Contains strong sex, violence and infrequent strong language




United Kingdom



Production company

Revolution Films

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Thomas Hardy's Tess shifts to Rajasthan as Michael Winterbottom and Freida Pinto shows the relevance of modern India as a backdrop.

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