• Viceroy's House (2017)

Viceroy's House

Release Date: September 1st, 2017

DVD Release Date: December 12th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

In 1947, British statesman Lord Mountbatten serves as India's last Viceroy and is charged with handing India back to its people.

Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, Om Puri, Denzil Smith, Neeraj Kabi, Michael Gambon

Director: Gurinder Chadha

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Deepak Nayar, Bend It Films

Keywords: Daughter , Love , 1940s , Wife , Emotional , Rousing , Forbidden love , Moving ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    Director Gurinder Chadha (“It’s a Wonderful Afterlife,” “Bend It Like Beckham”) attempts to explore the cataclysmic human costs of the Partition without humanizing any of the Indian characters. And so we’re offered, on the 70th anniversary of the Partition (give or take a couple of weeks), another film about how brown suffering makes nice white people sad. show more

  • 80
    Wendy IdeScreen International

    One of the main strengths of Chadha’s approach is the way she weaves the historical detail into the richly textured story with such a light touch. show more

  • 50
    Stephen DaltonThe Hollywood Reporter

    Chadha has distilled a fascinating and epic true story into a starchy, stuffy, sanitized period piece that never fully engages on an emotional or educational level. show more

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