Bandit Queen (1994)
DVDRip | avi | XviD @ 1496 Kbps, 29.970 fps | 608 X 448 | 01:59:51 | 1.36 GB
Audio: Hindi MP3 2.0 @ 121 Kbps, 48.0 KHz | Subtitle: English hardcoded
Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Aditya Srivastava | Country: India
Genre: Biography, Drama
A harrowing and disturbing study of the underbelly of India, Bandit Queen is based upon the true-life figure of Phoolan Devi. For many families living in the subcontinent, a daughter is seen as a burden rather than a blessing. If someone else is willing to take over the responsibility, via marriage and a small dowry, the opportunity is often eagerly grasped. Thus Phoolan Devi (Sunita Bhatt), at the tender age of 11, is sold to her future husband. For such low-caste folks this is likely to be their best offer (a bony cow and a rusty bike), so what matter that Phoolan is still a prepubescent child. In her new village, Phoolan is set to work, taunted by local kids then raped (technically if not legally) by her husband.