The World Unseen

Starring: Sheetal Sheth & Lisa Ray Director: Shamim Sarif  Rated: PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned for Children Under 13
The World Unseen
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Here
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Audio commentary with director Shamim Sarif
    • Behind-the-scenes footage
    • Interview with director
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 11/07/2008
"Drawing upon her own heritage as a descendant of South Africa's large Indian community, Sarif brings more than a dozen interconnected characters to life....Sarif is a deft enough storyteller to give THE WORLD UNSEEN an open ending that seems just right."

Product Description:

In this drama set in 1950s South Africa, two women find love in surprising places. Lisa Ray (WATER) stars as Miriam, a married mother, while Sheetal Sheth (AMERICAN CHAI) plays Amina, a progressive owner of a café. Though the women appear to have little in common, they are instantly drawn to one another, and a forbidden affair begins. THE WORLD UNSEEN is a stirring film that addresses issues of race, gender, and desire. Shamin Sarif directs this adaptation of her own novel.

Plot Keywords:

1950s | Based On A Novel | Gay / Lesbian | Indians | Lesbians | Theatrical Release

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 83,528
  • UPC: 741952681298
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