UMBARTHA (1982)

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Alternative titles

  • DAWN Alternative
  • SUBAH Alternative
  • THRESHOLD Alternative

Synopsis

Drama centred around the exploitation of women and one woman fights for their rights. Sulabha is upset when her husband, a lawyer, is willing to shield his client who is guilty of rape and turn the case round by blackening the name of his victim. She decides to work for a women's refuge and experiences more corruption and explotiation of women. Finding it difficult to carry on, she resigns and returns home to find that her husband has taken on a mistress. Sulabha leaves, determined to make a life for herself. Based on an autobiog- raphical work by Shanta Nisal.

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