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Viceroy's House

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About this Film

  • Released on 03/03/17
  • Genre Drama
  • Cast members Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville
  • Running time 106 minutes
  • Directed by Gurinder Chadha
  • Language English

ODEON Says
In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.

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Reviewer: BramblerDate: 2017-03-25

Very good movie, extremely well acted, particularly Gillian Anderson. I never knew about the displacement of so many people and what an awful choice was dealt to them - Churchill's devious plan (if that detail of the story can be believed).

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Reviewer: mr perfectDate: 2017-03-18

Great movie, super acting, cinematography and story, anyone with a brain who likes history will love this, best film i have seen this year.

Enjoyable movie.

Reviewer: Red55Date: 2017-03-11

A very different perspective on the partition of India to the Gandhi film. There was no mention in it of Gandhi's assassination or Lady Mountbatten's affair with Nehru. I also did not know of Sir Winston Churchill's role in the partition plans.

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Reviewer: Borderless50Date: 2017-03-07

A mostly accurate account of what occured in 1947, great acting by all and at times quite emotional to watch.

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