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MEMSAHIB RITA

20 mins, Drama, colour/bw

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Directed by: Pratibha Parmar

Written by: Kumari Salgado

With: Nisha Nayar & Meera Syal

Using a blend of magic realism and realist drama, Memsahib Rita looks at the physical and emotional violence of racism. Shanti is haunted by both the racist taunts of nationalist white youths and the memory of her white mother.
A BBC Television / British Film Institute Production

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