Midnight's childrenStreaming Video - 2013 | Hindi
An epic film from Oscar-nominated director Deepa Mehta, based on the Booker Prize winning novel by Salman Rushdie. At the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, as India proclaims independence from Great Britain, two newborn babies are switched by a nurse in a Bombay hospital. Saleem Sinai, the illegitimate son of a poor woman, and Shiva, the offspring of a wealthy couple, are fated to live the destiny meant for each other. Their lives become mysteriously intertwined and are inextricably linked to India's whirlwind journey of triumphs and disasters. From the unlikely romance of Saleem's grandparents to the birth of his own son, Midnight's Children is a journey at once sweeping in scope and yet intimate in tone. Hopeful, comic and magical -- the film conjures images and characters as rich and unforgettable as India herself. An official selection at the Toronto International Film Festival, at the Vancouver International Film Festival, and at the BFI London Film Festival. The film was distributed by 20th Century Fox in India. Brpadcasted on Starz Entertainment in the U.S.
Publisher: [United States] : 108 Media : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: streaming video file (1 video file (ca. 146 min.)) : sd., col
Uniform Title: Title on cover : Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children