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Director  Pamela Rooks
Music director  Zakir Hussain
Country  India
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Language  English
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Release date  1992
Based on  Miss Beattys Children  by Pamela Rooks
Writer  James Killough, Pamela Rooks
Awards  National Film Award for Best Cinematography, Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director
Cast  Protima Bedi, Jenny Seagrove, Faith Brook
Similar movies  Nishant (1975), Gouravam (2013), Lessons in Forgetting (2012), Alms for a Blind Horse (2011), Pamela Rooks directed Miss Beattys Children and Train to Pakistan

Miss beatty s children


Miss Beatty's Children is a 1992 English-language Indian drama film directed by Pamela Rooks in a directorial debut, with Jenny Seagrove, Faith Brook and Protima Bedi in lead roles. The film set in 1936 in South India, was based on Pamela Rooks own novel by the same name.

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At the 40th National Film Awards, the film won the award for Best First Film of a Director and the Best Cinematography.

Plot

In 1936 in South India, Jane, an English schoolteacher comes to Trippuvur to work with Mabel Forster, a Christian missionary, who runs a mission school, and works towards young girls from being sold into temple prostitution. She has Kamla Devi, a senior temple woman as her opponent. Once when Mabel has gone away Jane finds herself trapped in a local controversy. She rescues an ANglo-Indian girl and takes her to Ooty, but back in the town she is accused of kidnapping. However she manages to find help with an American doctor, Alan Chandler. Eventually she adopts Amber, and rescues several more children.

Cast

  • Jenny Seagrove as Jane Beatty
  • Faith Brook as Mabel Forster
  • Protima Bedi as Kamla Devi
  • D. W. Moffett as Alan Chandler
  • Barry John
  • Emma Sanderson
  • Rituraj Singh
  • Catherine Stevens
  • Cecil Qadir
  • References

    Miss Beatty's Children Wikipedia
    Miss Beattys Children IMDb


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