Midnight's Children Born in the hour of India’s freedom. Handcuffed to history.

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2013 | NR | Drama Fantasy | 2hrs, 20m

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... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, April 26, 2013
Friday, May 3, 2013

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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DIRECTOR

Deepa Mehta

Screenwriter

Deepa Mehta
Salman Rushdie

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NR Not Rated

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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 woman, and Shiva, the offspring of a wealthy couple, 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.
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  • Based on Salman Rushdie's 1981 novel of the same name.

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