Midnight's Children Synopsis
Children born on the brink of India's independence grow up in a country that is vastly different.
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Midnight's Children

By jean68vigo
A remarkable film about identity, allegiance, and personal relationships following the independence and partition of India and Pakistan in 1947. Salman Rushdie, who wrote the screenplay based on his...

Not worth it

By P_Dubs
The casting was not so great, and some of the actors playing central characters did not carry their weight. I have not read the book, and following the story of the family across the generations was...

Midnight's Children -- Open Our Eyes!

By criticalfan
A beautifully filmed story of the lives of the babies born on the day of India's independence from British colonial rule. Many characters, trials, tribulations of the time -- plus magic! For...

Magic realism meets history lesson

By tabraham60
Rushdie tells a brutal but finally uplifting tale of two boys switched at birth (prince and the pauper). In the process he gives up a history lesson of events in the Indian subcontinent from the Raj...

Midnight's Children

By qwerty78
Beautifully made, intense, very close to the feel of the story and character development....

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