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Running Time: 119 minutes
Language: Bengali, English, Urdu
Venue: Playhouse Theater, 40 Main Street, Tiburon
Cast: Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Victor Banerjee, Omar Rahim, Shayna Amin, Rubaiyat Hossain, Reetu Sattar
Showtime: Sunday, April 22, 2012 @ 07:05 PM
Director: Rubaiyat Hossain
Description: Meherjaan is a film about loving the Other.
In 1971, during Bangladesh’s war of independence, Meher falls in love with a soldier from the enemy side. When her love is discovered, she is shamed and silenced by her family and society. Today 38 years after the war, Meher has a visitor she cannot turn down. Sarah—a ‘war-child,’ Meher’s cousin Neela’s daughter, who was given away for adoption has come back to piece together her past. Together, these two women must re-tell history through their stories in order to cut through the stigmas and walk into light.
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