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Midnight's Children

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Synopsis

“Born in the hour of India’s freedom. Handcuffed to history.” Midnight’s Children is an epic film from Academy Award-nominated director Deepa Mehta, based on the Booker Prize-winning novel by Salman Rushdie.
At the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, as India proclaims independence from Great Britain, two newborn babies are switched by a nurse in a Bombay hospital. Saleem Sinai, the illegitimate son of a poor Hindu woman, and Shiva, the offspring of wealthy Muslims, are fated to live the destiny meant for each other. Their lives become mysteriously intertwined and are inextricably linked to India’s whirlwind journey of triumphs and disasters.

Details

Year
2012
Type of film
Features
Running Time
148 mins
Director
Deepa Mehta
Producer
David Hamilton
Executive Producer
Elizabeth Karlsen, Doug Mankoff, Dilip Mehta, Salman Rushdie, Steven Silver, Andrew Spaulding, Neil Tabatznik, tephen Woolley
Editor
Colin Monie
Screenwriter
Deepa Mehta, Salman Rushdie
Director of Photography
Giles Nuttgens
Production Designer
Errol Kelly, Dilip Mehta
Sound
Sylvain Arseneault, Jane Tattersall, Lou Solakofski
Music
Nitin Sawhney
Principal Cast
Satya Bhabha, Shriya Saran, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Samrat Chakrabarti, Rahul Bose

Production Company

David Hamilton Productions
460 College Street
Suite # 301
Toronto
ON M6G
Canada
Tel: 416-516-0899

Sales
Company

FilmNation Entertainment
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Ste 202
Beverly Hills
CA 90210
USA
Tel: +1 310 859 0088
Fax: +1 310 859 0089
http://www.wearefilmnation.com