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Viceroy's House

Gurinder Chadha, 2017

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Freedom at Midnight
Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre, 1975

Viceroy’s House is a movie directed by Gurinder Chadha in 2017 and based on the book Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre, first published in 1975. The movie features Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, Michael Gambon, Om Puri, and others.

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“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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The Shadow of the Great Game (2006)
Book by Narendra Singh Sarila

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Viceroy's House (Gurinder Chadha, 2017)

8.6

/ 10

Book Cover: Freedom at Midnight (Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre, 1975)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Freedom at Midnight, the 1975 book by Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre.

Freedom at Midnight

Read by: Frederick Davidson

Storyline

Lord Mountbatten arrives at Viceroy’s House in Delhi in 1947 with his strong-willed wife Edwina and daughter Pamela. As the final Viceroy of India, he is in charge of overseeing the dissolution of the British Raj and the establishment of an independent Indian nation. Mountbatten attempts to mediate a disagreement between the two major Indian political leaders, who wants India to remain intact as one nation after independence.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Viceroy's House, the 2017 movie by Gurinder Chadha

Year

2017

Minutes

106

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Viceroy's House

Country: UK

Year: 2017

Length: 1h46m

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Cover of Freedom at Midnight, the 1975 book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Year

1975

Pages

629

Book Rate

8.64

S: Goodreads

Book

Freedom at Midnight

Original title: Freedom at Midnight: How Britain Gave Away an Empire

Country: UK

First published in: 1975

Length: 629 pages

Genre: Biography

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2 votes

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