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Midnight's Children

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
Children born on the brink of India's independence grow up in a country that is vastly different from their parent's generation.

Cast: Satya Bhabha , Shahana Goswami , Rajat Kapoor , Shabana Azmi , Ronit Roy , Siddharth , Seema Biswas , Shriya Saran

Director: Deepa Mehta

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paladin

Midnight's Children (2012)

Release Date: April 26th, 2013|2 hr. 28 min.

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  • Despite the solid work of cast and crew, the film dawdles and fails to justify its two-and-a-half-hour running time. Midnight reaches its tender conclusion without ever achieving the emotional or dramatic heft that such an epic tale requires. show more

  • There’s simply too much going on here — too many subplots, too many symbols, too many expendable characters — and certain interesting threads aren’t able to develop fully. show more

  • The result is no masterpiece, but neither is it a disaster. In its steady great-books way, the film is often truthful and moving. show more

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