HBO's first mini-series, set in 19th century British colonial India, involves war battles, love, treachery and intrigue as well as love and honor involving a romance between a British cavalry officer and an Indian princess who has been promised in an arranged marriage to a despotic ruler.
The 'Gone With The Wind' of the north-west frontier of India.
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According to the novel, Anjuli's rescue takes place long before the attack on the British delegation in Kabul. In this mini-series, the order of the events is reversed. See more
The 1986 UK video incurred 12 seconds of BBFC cuts. The newer 1998 VHS and DVD versions required a 1 second BBFC cut to remove an illegal horse fall. See more