- 3 hr 21 min
India has won its freedom by 1947 but the ancient caste system is still very much in force. This film tells the tale of man in a lower agricultural caste who is struggling to pay of debts inherited from his parents and grandparents. In the Indian caste systems, debts pass on from generation to generation. The eventual result is a rebellion which pits lower castes people against ruling castes. The inter-class warfare results in the painful complication of many lives and the upheaval of local society.