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Aseem Chhabra in Sita Sings the Blues

Sita Sings the Blues

2008 NR

India's ancient epic Ramayana gets a fresh, funny makeover in this award-winning animated film. With song and humor, director Nina Paley juxtaposes the split between Rama and Sita with her own divorce to tell "the greatest break-up story ever told." Original 1920s recordings of singer Annette Hanshaw give musical voice to Sita, while amusing shadow puppets provide the narration for the colorful story.