Of brothels, Oscars and censors…


It’s unlikely you haven’t heard it. The Oscar for the best documentary this year has gone to Born Into Brothels, which tells the story of children of prostituted-women in Kolkata’s red light district.
Take a look at this search on Google.com which throws up nearly one-third of a million references to the film.
MPAA, the Motion Picture Association (earlier, of America), has apparently rated it R for some sequences of strong language. Deccan Herald believes that “the film, in its present form, will have a problem with the censors as it contains profane language”.
Of course, the other point is that the film’s producer says she had promised the prostituted-women that their identity will not be revealed….

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