Sundance Selects has just unveiled the theatrical poster for Trishna starring Freida Pinto, directed by Michael Winterbottom, and based on Thomas Hardy’s classic novel, Tess of the D’Ubervilles.
Trishna lives with her family in a village in Rajasthan, India’s largest state. As the eldest daughter, she works in a nearby resort to help pay the bills. Jay (Riz Ahmed) is the wealthy son of a property developer. When he takes up managing a resort at his father’s request, he meets Trishna at a dance and their fates cross. Jay finds every opportunity to win Trishna’s affection and she accepts his efforts with shy curiosity. But when the two move to Mumbai and become a couple, Jay’s deep family bond threaten the young lovers’ bliss.
Trishna hits theaters on July 13, 2012.