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Fire (Phāyar) (1996)

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Karishma Jhalani Karishma Jhalani
Young Radha
Ramanjeet Kaur Ramanjeet Kaur
Young Radha's mother
Dilip Mehta Dilip Mehta
Young Radha's father
Vinay Pathak Vinay Pathak
Guide at Taj Mahal
Kushal Rekhi Kushal Rekhi
Biji
Shabana Azmi Shabana Azmi
Radha


Written by
Deepa Mehta Deepa Mehta
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11 years, 1 month ago at Aug 20 20:15
2 votes
If you enjoy watching the lives of people from other countries you'll enjoy this movie. It's the story of a new Indian bride as she moves in with her husband's family. And the relationship she has with her husband's brother's wife. I thought that the relationship they developed was a little forced. But the locations felt very authentic, and I thought the cinematography was very good. No speci... read more
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Description: Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side. Ashok's extended family includes his wife Radha, his brother Jatin, their ailing mother Biji and their manservant Mundu, all living under the same roof. Jatin, at the insistence of Ashok and their mother, Biji, agrees to marry the beautiful Sita in an arranged marriage, although he is actually in love with Julie, a Chinese-Indian. At first glance, you see a happy middle-class family going through the normal paces of everyday life. However, as the layers are slowly peeled back, we find a simmering cauldron of discontent within the ... (more)
Release date: 22 August 1997
UPC: 717119653040
Tags: India (8), Trilogy (3), Romance (3), Lesbian (3), Sex (2), Homosexuality (2), Tradition (2), Indian (2), Repression (2), Arranged Marriage (2), 1996 (2), Abuse (1), Drama (1), (lib) (1), Lesbians (1), 05 (1), Female Protagonist (1), Forbidden Love (1), A R Rahman (1), SnP (1)
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