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Widow Burning

Sati

Directed by Aparna Sen
India, 1989
Drama

Synopsis

Close to the holy River Ganga, an ancient tree provides shelter and comfort to Uma, a mute, orphan, Brahmin girl. Treated like a drudge by her cruel aunt, Uma is also cursed by a horoscope that portends widowhood.

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Widow Burning Directed by Aparna Sen