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World Unseen (2008)

Director: Shamim Sarif     Starring: Sheetal Sheth Lisa Ray
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Format: DVD
Sku: 214432125
UPC: 741952681298
UPC 14: 00741952681298
Rating: Game Rating Code
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In the pressure cooker of apartheid south africa, free-spirited amina meets miriam, a traditional wife and mother, and their unexpected attraction is met by outrage and violent disapproval.
Editor's Note
In this drama set in 1950s South Africa, two women find love in surprising places. Lisa Ray (WATER) stars as Miriam, a married mother, while Sheetal Sheth (AMERICAN CHAI) plays Amina, a progressive owner of a café. Though the women appear to have little in common, they are instantly drawn to one another, and a forbidden affair begins. THE WORLD UNSEEN is a stirring film that addresses issues of race, gender, and desire. Shamin Sarif directs this adaptation of her own novel.
Features
Video Features DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Dolby Digital (5.1) Surround Sound, English, Subtitled
Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: E1
Video Release Date Release Date: 5/18/2010
Video Play Time Running Time: 94 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2008
Video UPC UPC: 00741952681298
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks:
Video Color Spec Video: Color
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Parvin Dabas
Video Cast Info Sheetal Sheth
Video Cast Info David Dennis
Video Cast Info Nandana Sen
Video Cast Info Colin Moss
Video Cast Info Lisa Ray
Video Cast Info Grethe Fox
Video Cast Info Natalie Becker
Video Cast Info Shamim Sarif - Screenwriter
Video Cast Info Mike Downie - Director of Photography
Video Cast Info Shamim Sarif - Source Writer
Video Cast Info David Martin - Composer
Video Cast Info Hanan Kattan - Producer
Video Cast Info Richard Blackford - Composer
Video Cast Info Shamim Sarif - Director

Professional Reviews

Los Angeles Times
"Drawing upon her own heritage as a descendant of South Africa's large Indian community, Sarif brings more than a dozen interconnected characters to life....Sarif is a deft enough storyteller to give THE WORLD UNSEEN an open ending that seems just right." 11/07/2008
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