Trishna is based on Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles, moving the classic tale of love and double standards to rural Rajasthan and the lively metropolis of Mumbai, with central performances from Riz Ahmed and Freida Pinto. Intrigued? Well this is your chance to win Winterbottom’s reworking of this classic tale on DVD in our competition.
Trishna sees Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire, Rise of the Planet of the Apes) take on the role of a young Rajasthani woman, whose chance meeting with a wealthy young British businessman, Ahmed (Four Lions, iLL Manors), takes her away from her traditional rural society, and presents the possibilities which comes with modernisation and education.
Director Michael Winterbottom has certainly got a head for Hardy, with Trishna being his third screen adaptation of the work of this classic novelist. You can take a look at our full review of Trishna here.
If you want to be in with a chance of winning a copy of Trishna on DVD, then simply answer the question below:
Which of the following Thomas Hardy novels has NOT received a film adaptation directed by Michael Winterbottom?
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