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Provoked: A True Story

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:May 11, 2007
Running time:113 minutes
Cast:Aishwarya Rai, Miranda Richardson, Naveen Andrews, Rebecca Pidgeon, Nandita Das
Director:Jag Mundhra
Producer:Sunanda Murali Manohar
Writer:Carl Austin, Rahila Gupta
Distributor:Eros Entertainment

Description: "Provoked" is the true life depiction of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, the Asian woman who overturned the British judicial system and transformed the meaning of "provocation" in the case of physically abused women, winning justice for women subjected to domestic violence, rape and sexual abuse. The film, based on Ahluwalia's biography "Circle of Light" by Rahila Gupta, follows her lonely struggle in an abusive 10-year marriage, her retaliation through the murder of her violent husband and the efforts of women activists Southall Black Sisters to bring her justice.

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