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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).
I've watched this series three or four times, and it still captivates me. Not five stars because over time I've come to see how lame Amy Irving's character is and what a... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Leila Sequim
A great story with beautiful scenery and talented cast. Enjoyed every episode.Published 1 month ago by Francis King
An unbelievably excellent adaptation of M. M. Kaye's novel! Love that subtitles are included as you don't miss anything that way. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Norma J. Singer
Disc 1 is defective, sound and picture are not synchronized. At times there is no sound and half a picture. I will be returning this itemPublished 2 months ago by anna butler
Good movie. I had not read anything about this film and was expecting a "broader" view of India and Indian life as opposed to the focus on one major character. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Edward T Freels