PG | | Adventure, Drama, Musical
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
Paul Blackthorne spent six months learning Hindi for his role in the movie.
Bhura, these chickens of yours are a real pain.
The film although based in the year 1893 shows quite a few British Lieutenants to be clean-shaven. The British Indian Army regulated all commissioned officers to wear whiskers till 1910, so the lieutenants had to wear beards or at least moustaches.
Hindi, English, Awadhi, Urdu
£91,281 (UK) (17 June 2001)
$70,147 (USA) (16 June 2002)