Division of Hearts (1987)

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Everyday citizens of Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh discuss their unforgettable experiences following the 1947 British subdivision of colonial India in this insightful film from documentarians Sati Khanna and Peter Chappell. As viewers bear witness to these intensely personal tales of struggle and conflict, the filmmakers utilize archival news films attempt to answer the simple questions, "Why did this happen?" and "What was achieved by this action?"