Film Clips - 2017

Partition: 1947 & The Glass Castle offer Untold Stories

Partition: 1947

For six months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) assumed the post of the last Viceroy, with a responsibility of handing India back to its people. The Viceroy's House (now Rashtrapati Bhavan) in Delhi was the home of the British rulers till then. As the political elite - Nehru, Jinnah and Gandhi - converged on the House to wrangle over the independence of India, a conflict erupted. A decision was to be taken to divide the country and thus emerged a conspiracy & a love story followed by untold events between Indian political leaders and the British Raj driven by political duplicity. The film also stars Huma Qureshi, Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Gillian Anderson, and Michael Gambon. Directed by Gurinder Chadha and featuring music by A.R Rahman, this multicultural film will hit theaters on August 18.

The Glass Castle

Based on the 2005 Memoir from Jeannette Walls, as a young girl Jeannette (Brie Larson) lived in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother (Naomi Watts) who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father (Woody Harrelson) who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Directed by Destin Cretton, this biopic will be released on August 11.