The Memsahib
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The Memsahib
India 1851: Strong-willed schoolteacher Grace Roberts begins married life withphilanthropist king Raja Jai Rathod. Fiercely devoted to their work and to each other,they embark on a journey to unite their people and ideals. She teaches local girls at thetown well while Jai is suspected of being overly sympathetic to the growing Britishpresence in India, the very presence Grace mistrusts. But no amount of love can preventculture, politics and destiny from tragically separating The Memsahib and her husband....Until Asha Randall, a jaded divorcee, happens upon that same palace in 2005. Here, inits… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film might succeed as a travelogue were it not for writer-director Majmudar's treacly narration."
‑ Stephen Cole, Globe and Mail
"A drama so undercooked and overbaked that only fans of Harlequin romance novels could possibly clutch it to their heaving bosoms."
‑ Mark Keizer, Boxoffice Magazine
"Unfortunately, not only Grace, but every major character in Majmudar's script exists to embody an idea rather than a person or personality, each uttering their point of view with an absolute, repetitive conviction that's the death of interesting drama."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
"Visually beautiful but sleepy."
‑ John Coulbourn, Jam! Movies
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