Asian New Classics


  • Description
  • From the team that created the internation al hit BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM comes a classic romance not just retold but reinvented in a new globally connected world. BRIDE AND PREJUDICE puts an entirely different spin on Jane Austen's story of spirited courtship - Bollywood-style. Music, dance and spectacle merge with love, vanity and social pressures.

    It all begins in a modest Indian village when the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find marriage matches for her four beautiful daughters. The smart and headstrong Lolita (Aishwarya Rai, Bollywood's reigning queen in her first Eriglish language film) announces she will only marry for love. Lolita meets the wealthy American Will Darcy (Martin Henderson) and sparks fly. Alternately enchanted by and suspicious of one another, Lolita and Darcy nearly fall prey to assumptions, gossip and a comedy of errors, until pride is humbled and prejudice overcome so that love can triumph.

    In a spectacular fusion of East meets West, Gurinder Chadha transports this comic tale of a witty young woman trying to find a suitable husband to a cross-cultural setting, spanning 21st century India, London and America.

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