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Trishna

Trishna 15 rating

Tragedy befalls a young Indian woman when she falls in love with a rich British man in Michael Winterbottom's sharp Thomas Hardy update.

Drama 2011 114 mins

Director: Michael Winterbottom

Overview

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.