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

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood April 5, 2012 at 2:02PM

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...
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Trishna, Ahmed Pinto

The new trailer for Michael Winterbottom's "Trishna" uses its beautiful actress and locale to sell this latest adaptation of Thomas Hardy's "Tess of The D'Urbervilles," the dramatic tale of class, sex and sacrifice -- this time set in contemporary India. Early reviews have tempered our expectations. Check our look at the Career Progression of Freida Pinto for more details and early reviews. IFC releases "Trishna" July 13.
 

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.