- Original title
- Kama Sutra: a Tale of Love (Kamasutra)
- Running Time
- 115 min.
- Mira Nair
- Mira Nair & Helena Kriel
- Mychael Danna
- Declan Quinn
- Indira Varma, Sarita Choudhury, Naveen Andrews, Ramon Tikaram, Rekha
- Production Co.
- Trimark Pictures
Drama. Romance | Erotic
- Synopsis / Plot
- Set in 16th Century India, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love is the story of two girls, Maya and Tara, who are raised together but come from very different social classes. Tara is a upper-caste princess while Maya is her servant. Maya is resentful of the inferiority she is made to feel, despite their nearly equal upbringing. Maya exacts her revenge on Tara by seducing the latter's husband on the wedding day.
1996: San Sebastián Film Festival: Nominated for Golden Seashell
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Cinematography
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