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Margarita With a Straw



 
Shonali Bose 101 min India 2014
Educational DVD Price $295.00

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An honest, sensitive portrait of disability and the sexual awakening of an adventurous young woman, Margarita With a Straw has garnered praise around the world, and caused social waves in India upon release for its compassionate portrayal of taboo subjects rarely seen on screen. Featuring a remarkable and critically acclaimed lead performance from international actress / Bollywood star Kalki Koechlin.

Indian writer/director Shonali Bose (director of the internationally renowned film AMU) beautifully portrays the story of a luminous Indian teenager with cerebral palsy who leaves her homeland to study in New York, falls in love with a young blind woman, and begins a remarkable journey to self-discovery and independence. Bose was inspired to write this humane story by her cousin’s experience with cerebral palsy.

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Shonali Bose
2014