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5 Ratings


Directed by Manish Jha
France, India, 2003


Envisioning a barbaric society with a serious gender imbalance, director Manish Jha’s disturbing futuristic drama centers on Kalki, the only female in her village — who’s married off to five brothers.

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Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2003 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Thessaloniki Film Festival

2003 | Winner: International Competition (Audience Award)

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