The Riddle of Midnight (1988)

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  • Featuring

    Salman Rushdie

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Documentary which follows writer Salman Rushdie on his journey around India in an attempt to discover the "riddle" of India: "What makes this crowd of separate national identities, conflicting cultures and warring faiths a nation?". He is helped by "midnight's children", the country's twins, born in 1947, the year of independence, and turning 40, like India and Rushdie himself.

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