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Viceroy's House

Gurinder Chadha co-writes and directs this absorbing personal-political drama about the damage caused by partition. Warm-hearted, witty and accessible, it features a stellar UK cast including Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon and Tanveer Ghani. With lavish cinematography from the UK’s Ben Smithard.

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In 1947, British statesman Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) and his wife, Edwina (Gillian Anderson), arrive in Delhi to oversee the transfer of power from British rule to an independent India. A compelling exploration of India’s partition and the creation of Pakistan.