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Trailer Watch: Winterbottom's 'Trishna' Heats Up with Pinto & Ahmed

A new trailer for Michael Winterbottom's "Trishna" is here, and utilizes its beautiful actress and locale to sell the adaptation of Thomas Hardy's "Tess of The D'Urbervilles," the dramatic tale of class, sex and sacrifice -- this time set in contemporary India. We're excited, but early reviews...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • April 5, 2012 2:02 PM
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The Career Progression of Freida Pinto, From 'Slumdog' to 'Trishna': Auteur's Leading Lady or Shallow Ingenue?

Since Freida Pinto and Dev Patel broke out with Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire," the real-life couple have had slightly different career paths. Pinto's had the boost of beauty endorsements (L'Oreal) and magazine covers, and it's easier to find roles for a beautiful ethnically-ambiguous ingenue than a quirky Indian man.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 16, 2012 4:21 PM
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