• Midnight's Children (2013)

Midnight's Children

Release Date: April 26th, 2013

DVD Release Date: October 8th, 2013

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

Production Co: Number 9 Films

Keywords: Transformation, England, 1940s, Emotional, Hospital

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 63
    Farran Smith NehmeNew York Post

    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

  • 63
    Mary HoulihanChicago Sun-Times

    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

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