Dahan (Crossfire)
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This 145-minute Indian drama, with Bengali dialogue, looks at life and attitudes among the educated Calcutta middle-class. Newlyweds Romita and her husband Palash are attacked while shopping one evening. Palash receives a brutal beating, and Romita is almost abducted. Romita's screams for help are ignored by passers-by until the intervention of schoolteacher Jhinuk forces the attackers to leave. Hailed as a heroine in the press, Jhinuk gets thanks from Romita's family and makes an identification of the assailants, but her efforts to bring justice generates opposition from both her… More