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Born into Brothels

2004 Rated R 1hr 25m

Documentarians Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman offer a humorous and heartfelt portrayal of the resilience of children and the magic of art to transform the lives of young people living in the brothels of Sonagchi, Calcutta.

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Cast: Zana Briski

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Movie Details

2004 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Audience Award: Documentary
  • Grand Jury Prize: Documentary nominee
2005 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature
Some sequences of strong language.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Bengali: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; deleted scenes; behind-the-scenes featurette; cast and crew interviews; trailers.