Synopsis by Sean Hurley
A landmark work of Indian feminism, Spices was made by famed filmmaker Ketan Mehta, featuring Smita Patel in the leading role. Patel, possibly the greatest actress of her generation, plays a woman who faces the oppressive realities of life as a woman in India. Spurning the advance of a corrupt tax collector, the heroine is forced to take refuge in a pepper factory. Spices is a Hindi film with English subtitles.
revenge, against-all-odds, coming-of-age, Equal-Rights, God, oppression, poverty, prejudice, refuge, resistance, seduction, sexual-harassment, struggle, tax-collector, women's-issues