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BEFORE THE RAINS (2007)

BEFORE THE RAINS <span>(2007)</span> artwork

BEFORE THE RAINS (2007)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 96

Release dates 25/07/2008

BBFCInsight Contains moderate violence

Director(s) Santosh Sivan

Cast includes Leopold Benedict, Rahul Bose, Nandita Das, Jennifer Ehle, Indrajit, Lal Paul, Linus Roache, John Standing

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 15/07/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BEFORE THE RAINS is an English / Malayan language drama set against the background of civil unrest in British occupied South India in 1937. It concerns the relationship between Henry, the owner of a spice plantation, and his housekeeper and lover Sajani.

Violence

Some of the scenes of violence occur within a domestic situation and feature heavy blows being dished out to a female character. The injury detail is minimal.

There is a suicide scene containing minimal injury detail reserved to a close up shot of a bloody hand sliding down a window. There is one scene of implied sex between two characters.

Details

Title
BEFORE THE RAINS
Year
2007
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Metrodome Distribution Ltd,Metrodome Distribution
Classified date(s)
05/11/2008
Main language
Malayalam
Other languages
English
BBFC reference
AZF247541

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