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Watch: Four Women are ‘Parched’ for Freedom in Exclusive TIFF Clip

Watch: Four Women are 'Parched' for Freedom in Exclusive TIFF Clip


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Leena Yadav’s drama “Parched,” which will premiere in TIFF’s Special Presentations slate tomorrow, has released an exclusive clip. 

The film, written and directed by Yadav, tells the story of four ordinary women in a rural Indian village who begin to defy the traditions that bind them in order to remove themselves from servitude. 

The film stars Tannishtha Chatterjee and Radhika Apte and was shot by “Titanic” DP Russell Carpenter. “Parched,” which Yadav identifies as a “passion project,” is her third feature film. Watch the exclusive clip above.  

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