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Freida Pinto’s slavery film to show at London Festival

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A NEW movie starring Slumdog Mil­lionaire’s Freida Pinto and Demi Moore, about the real-life story of a young Indian girl who gets trapped in the global sex trade, struggled to get funding because it was seen as being too controversial. The gritty film Love Sonia, which also features award-winning Anupam Kher, will premiere this month as it opens the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival. “It’s been a long, long journey. A very difficult one because the truth is no one wanted to make this film,” de­but director Tabrez Noorani told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. “No one wanted to make…

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