Partition (2008)

Partition
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 56mins.
Genres Romance, Romantic Comedy, Foreign, Period
Keywords fish-out-of-water, transformation
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Patricia Finn Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Vic Sarin Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Christopher Zimmer Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Kim Roberts Producer n/a 3 3000005
Chris Rudolph Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Robyn Wiener Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000002
Ravi Shankar Original Music n/a 120838 8000003
Philip Glass Original Music n/a 120838 8000002
Brian Tyler Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Vic Sarin Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Michael Lionello Cowan Producer n/a 3 3000004
Tina Pehme Producer n/a 3 3000003
Irrfan Khan Actor Avtar 1 1000005
Thomas Kretschmann Actor n/a 1 1000004
Neve Campbell Actor Margaret Stillwell 1 1000003
Kristin Kreuk Actor Naseem Khan 1 1000002
Aarya Babbar Actor Akbar 1 1000006
Vinay Pathak Actor Ram 1 1000007
Steve Clark-Hall Producer n/a 3 3000002
Kirk D'Amico Producer n/a 3 3000001
Vic Sarin Director n/a 2 2000001
Madhur Jaffrey Actor Shanti 1 1000008
Jimi Mistry Actor Gian Singh 1 1000001
Synopsis
Gian and Naseem are a latter-day Romeo and Juliet. With the partition of India and Pakistan sparking bloodshed between Sikhs and Muslims, their respective people might be mortal enemies but Gian and Naseem are determined to follow their hearts. He refuses to abandon his pledge to leave war and its atrocities behind, but she can't forget his courage and kindness in saving her from his countrymen's swords. As their love flourishes and eventually finds acceptance in Gian's village, the search for Naseem's family goes on. When it proves successful, their delicate world is shattered. A brief visit to see her family in Pakistan becomes a kind of imprisonment for Naseem, as her brothers and mother remain bitter about their fate at the hands of the Sikhs in Gian's village and refuse to let her return to India. Gian sets off on a journey across a land whose wounds are still raw, hoping against hope that he can bring home peace and harmony.
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