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India’s Daughter review – this film does what the politicians should be doing

India’s Daughter review – this film does what the politicians should be doing

This documentary, which focuses on the assault of Jyoti Singh on a bus in Delhi in 2012, may not contain much that will surprise Indians, but its determination to shed light on the country’s rape crisis should inspire change

India's Daughter: Storyville: Candle-lit vigils were held throughout India to commemorate the death of Jyoti Singh after she was gang-raped on a bus in Delhi.
India’s Daughter: Storyville: Candle-lit vigils were held throughout India to commemorate the death of Jyoti Singh after she was gang-raped on a bus in Delhi. Photograph: BBC/Assassin Films

India’s Daughter is director Leslee Udwin’s stirring documentation of a crime that triggered what she has described as “an Arab Spring for gender equality” in India.

The December 2012 Delhi bus gang rape resulted in the death of 23-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh at the hands of six men. The men threw Singh and her male friend out of the bus before gleefully divvying up the pair’s belongings. One rapist got a pair of shoes, another scored a jacket. There was, however, an item that Singh had left behind which the men didn’t want. So they wrapped the innards they had wrenched out of her in their frenzy of violence in a piece of cloth, and pitched it through the window. “They had no fear,” Mukesh Singh, the driver of the bus and one of four men to be convicted for Jyoti’s rape and murder, tells Udwin. …http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2015/mar/05/indias-daughter-review-this-film-does-what-the-politicians-should-be-doing

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