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The Ritual


Director [[Performer~P96820~Girish Kasaravalli~girishkasaravalli]]'s first feature takes place in a Hindu orthodox village in the Indian state of Karnataka, where an elderly Vedic scholar named Udupa ([[Performer~P357844~Ramaswamy Iyengar~ramaswamyiyengar]]) runs a religious school in his home. His daughter Yamuna ([[Performer~P357843~Meena Kuttappa~meenakuttappa]]), widowed since childhood and forbidden by tradition to remarry, lives with him along with the students, the youngest of whom, Nani...more