- 106 minutes
Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
Starring: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville
The End of an Empire. The Birth of Two Nations.
Viceroy’s House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. After 300 years, that rule was coming to an end and this drama tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India.
The film’s story unfolds within that great House. Upstairs lived Mountbatten together with his wife and daughter; downstairs lived their 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants…
"gripping political drama with a populist edge" - Mark Kermode, The Guardian