The World Unseen
Release Date: November 07, 2008
Running Time: 94 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Foreign, Period
Free-spirited Amina has broken all the rules of her own conventional Indian community in South Africa by running a café, a safe haven of laughter, music and home-cooked food; a 'grey area' for those who fall outside the strict 'black and white' rules of the apartheid-led government. Café regulars include Amina's feisty waitress Doris, her gentle 'Colored' business partner Jacob and the sparky White local postmistress Madeleine. Long accustomed to the racial barriers of the country and its new laws, Madeleine and Jacob nevertheless share a budding attraction. Miriam, on the other hand, is a doting mother to her children and a demure and subservient wife to her chauvinistic, frustrated husba...