Thursday, November 23, 2006
After winning laurels and great reviews from international audiences in film festivals like Pittsburgh 3 Rivers Film Festival, Stony brook Festival in New York, Salento Film Festival in Italy and Dances with Films, Los Angeles, Award winning NRI Director Kruti Majmudar is all set for her debut feature, The Memsahib that make its Indian cinema debut in the prestigious IFFI, Goa! The film will premiere on Sunday, 26th of November at INOX, Goa.
Written, Directed and Produced by Kruti herself, the film stars Emily Hamilton, Parveen Dabbas, Swetta Keswani, Murli Sharma, Glenn Fitzgerald (The Sixth Sense, Finding Forrester), Denzil Smith and many others. The executive producer is Larry Meistrich, producer of Academy Award nominated "Sling Blade", with Billy Bob Thornton.
The Memsahib is not another crossover film but a truly American Independent film. Uday Mazumdar has composed the score, art direction is by Nitin Desai and cinematography by Rajen Kothari.
The Memsahib is a fresh new look at the timeless nature of love and is the story of a strong- willed woman's search for her connection to one love, two cultures through many lifetimes.
Grace Roberts (Emily Hamilton) is a young Memsahib who discovers and comes to terms with her new life, as a wife and a princess in a foreign land - India 1850's. But their world is drifting towards revolution, and when differences of resolve ignite between the prince (Parveen Dabbas) and his fellow Noblemen Kishore Thakkar (Murli Sharma), betrayal is close at hand. Swetta Keswani plays Emily's sister-in-law cum confidante who helps her to adjust to the ways of the royal life.
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