How far would you go for love?
Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) stars in this modern day, Indian set adaptation of Thomas Hardy's tragic novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Directed by Michael Winterbottom (The Trip). More
Set in contemporary Rajasthan, Trishna (Pinto) meets wealthy British businessman Jay (Riz Ahmed, Four Lions) who has come to India to work in his father's hotel business. Trishna works for Jay, and they fall in love. Despite their feelings, they cannot escape the conflicting pressures of a rural society which is changing rapidly through industrialisation, urbanisation and education. Trishna's tragedy is that she is torn between the traditions of her family life and the dreams and ambitions that her education has given her. Hide