Directed by Ismail Merchant
magical fable about a frustrated writer propelled to celebrity via an
unexpected talent as a healer and masseuse. Set in an Indian community in
1950's Trinidad, the film allows a rare insight into the warmth and humor of
the human condition. "Rich and absorbing! Subtle, humorous, illuminating"
(Stephen Holden, The New York Times). Starring Om Puri and James Fox.
In English. 118 minutes.