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Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles against a contemporary Indian backdrop. more
In Movie Theaters U.S.Friday, July 13, 2012 Limited Release
On DVDTuesday, November 6, 2012
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Motion Picture Rating MPAAPG-13 for thematic elements and some disturbing images.
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Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles against a contemporary Indian backdrop. Trishna lives with her family in a village in Rajasthan, India's largest state. As the eldest daughter, she works in a nearby resort to help pay the bills. Jay (Riz Ahmed) is the wealthy son of a property developer. When he takes up managing a resort at his father's request, he meets Trishna at a dance and their fates cross. Jay finds every opportunity to win Trishna's affection and she accepts his efforts with shy curiosity. But when the two move to Mumbai and become a couple, Jay's deep family bond threatens the young lovers' bliss.