Forgetting 9 Songs & The Killer inside me Michael Winterbottom is an awesome director, exceptional at what he does. His latest offering Trishna which stars Freida Pinto & Riz Ahmed has just had a first teaser released by Revolution Films. A non-dialogue yet quite charming glimpse into the emotional landscape of the film which is an adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s literary classic tragedy Tess of the d’Urbervilles that is set against a contemporary Indian backdrop. Pinto stars as the titular 'Trishna', a young woman who is seduced by the wealthy son of a property developer. As the romance develops, their relationship becomes increasingly sordid and volatile. Hit the jump to check out the teaser.
Synopsis: "Starring Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) and Riz Ahmed (Centurion) and based on Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the d’Urbervilles, the film is set in contemporary India and tells the tragic love story between the son of a wealthy property developer and the daughter of a rickshaw driver."