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Sir

ROHENA GERA
India, 2018
99 minutes, Color
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When her wealthy employer's wedding is abruptly called off, Ratna, a maid with ambitions to break free of domestic work and become a high-end tailor, returns to her boss's high-rise Mumbai apartment. As she dutifully tends to Ashwin (whom she may only call "Sir"), the two gradually discover an unexpected spark between them. However, in an Indian society intent on upholding rigid class divisions, Ratna stands to lose everything if news of the forbidden romance were ever made public. Director-writer Rohena Gera's debut feature wisely acknowledges the realities of what's possible within these social structures, but Ratna's desire for more is deeply felt. That's thanks in no small part to a luminous lead performance by the magnificent Tillotama Shome. —American Film Institute

In Hindi, English with English subtitles


Saturday, April 27
3:15 PM
$14.00
Wednesday, May 1
8:30 PM
$14.00

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