Before the Rains

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  • PG-13
Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a British spice planter (Linus Roache) falls in love with his alluring servant... read more

Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a British spice planter (Linus Roache) falls in love with his alluring servant (Nandita Das), an idealistic young man (Rahul Bose) finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village and his past. Loyalties are tested and destinies decided as two worlds collide in this powerful and unforgettable drama.

Original Release

05/09/2008

US Release

05/09/2008

Cast

Linus Roache Henry Moores
Rahul Bose T. K. Neelan
Nandita Das Sajani / Sajaani
Jennifer Ehle Laura Moores
Leopold Benedict Peter Moores
John Standing Charles Humphries
Indrajith Sukumaran Manas
Lal Rajat
Thilakan T.K.'s Father
Dr. Ambikathmajan T.K.'s Headmaster
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Santosh Sivan

Writers

Cathy Rabin, Dan Verete

Cast

Linus Roache Henry Moores
Rahul Bose T. K. Neelan
Nandita Das Sajani / Sajaani
Jennifer Ehle Laura Moores
Leopold Benedict Peter Moores
John Standing Charles Humphries
Indrajith Sukumaran Manas
Lal Rajat
Thilakan T.K.'s Father
Dr. Ambikathmajan T.K.'s Headmaster
Lakshmi Krishnamurthy T.K.'s mom
Ejji K. Umamahesh Inspector Sampath

Producers

Howard Frumes Executive Producer
Ashok Rao Executive Producer
Jane Villiers Executive Producer
Mark Burton Producer
Paul Hardart Producer
Tom Hardart Producer
Doug Mankoff Producer
Andrew Spaulding Producer
Steven Cohen Producer
Pauline Piechota Producer
Mubina Rattonsey Producer
Jessica Stamen Producer
Milind Vereker Producer
Amotz Zakai Producer

Editors

Steven Cohen, A. Sreekar Prasad

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