Besieged (film)

Rio de Janeiro

The film opens in an unnamed African town where Shandurai Thandie Newton watches with distress as a school teacher is taken away by police.In Rome, Shandurai is now a housemaid for Jason Kinsky David Thewlis, an eccentric English pianist and composer, and is also a promising medical student. Kinsky is in love with Shandurai, sending gifts down to her room via the dumbwaiter. One gift is a ring, which leads to an impassioned marriage proposal, which she rejects. When he asks her what he could do to make her love him, she shouts, Get my husband out of jail Only then does Kinsky realize that Shandurai is married. ........

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