Before the Rains
Passion has its price.
Just a quick cuddle before the tea...
This Merchant-Ivory production is set in 1930s southern India, against the backdrop of a growing nationalist movement. An idealistic young Indian man finds himself torn between his ambitions for the future and his loyalty to the past when people in his village learn of an affair between his married British boss and a village woman.
96 minutes , No persons under 13 (Sex, Violence) Drama, On the art circuit
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Linus Roache, Rahul Bose, Nandita Das, Jennifer Ehle, Leopold Benedict
Santosh Sivan Screenplay Cathy Rabin, based on the 2001 film by Dan Verete Music Mark Kilian Cinematography Santosh Sivan Editing Steven Cohen, A. Sreekar Prasad Sound formats Dolby Digital Soundtrack Available
Made in 2007
Produced by Adirondack Pictures, Echo Lake Productions, Excalibur Pictures, Merchant Ivory Productions, Santosh Sivan Productions
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FPB Report (SA)
Language Very mild, infrequent, no impact
Sex Implied with suggestive sounds, fairly sensual scene, infrequent
Violence Moderate violence, mild blood, infrequent, also domestic violence.
Drug abuse None
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Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Theresa Smith 10
Die Burger Rozanne Els 10
Sunday Times Barry Ronge 10
24.com 5 International Media
Chicago Sunday Times Roger Ebert 13
eye Weekly (Canada) Adam Nayman 5
Metacritic.com 19 critics 9
RottenTomatoes.com 51 critics 10
RottenTomatoes.com Tomatometer 9
IMDB 304 Netizens 13
Average .. 47% 9
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