Anyways ... the film in question is Trishna. It's an updated retelling of the
Frieda Pinto is very good as the title character of this fast-paced and super-glossy Michael Winterbottom adaptation of Tess of the D'Urbervilles, here set in contemporary Rajasthan, India. Poor but pure-hearted Trishna meets douchey richboy Jay, who offers her a sweet job with his father's hotel in distant Jaipur; a methodical seduction ensues, and (spoiler alert!) eventually things do not go well. The film offers many pleasures, but its warm sheen belies the chilly darkness beneath.We don't 100% agree on every film - but he's certainly steered me off a bunch of stinkers. Well, tried to is probably the more accurate term. But by ignoring him I realized he was correct. Hence Trishna seems like a safe bet as long as you're not expecting the feel good movie of the summer.
Hope some folks will be able to take advantage of the opportunity to spend Monday night in air-conditioned comfort enjoying a free film.