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"Pomp, pageantry, and adventure" --Houston Chronicle
"Opulent … and glitteringly picturesque" --The Washington Post
As seen on HBO
Ben Cross (Chariots of Fire) and Amy Irving (Crossing Delancey) star in this haunting love story set against the spectacular sweep of battle, treachery, and intrigue in the India of the British Raj.
Born to British parents but raised as Indian, Ashton Pelham-Martyn returns to India as a young military officer, where he fights both local unrest and the cultural prejudices of society. Struggling to reconcile his place in two different worlds, he finds happiness with his childhood sweetheart, Indian princess Anjuli--but she is promised to marry another man. From the snowcapped peaks of the Himalayas to the fabled palaces of Bhithor, M.M. Kaye’s evocative novel is brought to life in this stunning and lavish production.
The all-star cast also features Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings), Omar Sharif (Lawrence of Arabia), Rupert Everett (The Importance of Being Earnest), and Sir John Gielgud (Gandhi).
Great mini series made from an absolutely terrific book. I can recommend both immensely. You can tell it was filmed many years ago because it is grainy but, story, locations, and... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Amazon Customer
Great cast barely surmounts the absolute poor quality of the filmed images which appears to be a dupe from television video.Published 18 days ago by Seeking Entertainment
The book is terrific and the film doesn't do it justice. The film is from the 80's and the soundtrack is difficult t hear.Published 1 month ago by Arctic Moon Beam
If you haven't read the book and if you are a fan of British Raj drama, then you may possibly enjoy this -- although the acting may get you down. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sandy