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Telluride 2012: ‘Midnight’s Children,’ Forced to Film in Secret, Sees the Light of Day

Deepa Mehta’s sprawling adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s novel about the birth of modern India left some audience members checking their watches.

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Telluride, Colo. — The triumph in their voices was palpable Friday night at the Telluride Film Festival as director Deepa Mehta and screenwriter Salman Rushdie introduced the world premiere of , their adaptation of Rushdie’s 1982 Booker Prize-winning novel about children with magic powers born the same night modern India was born in 1947.

The film, which next moves on to the Toronto International Film Festival, encountered more than its share of challenges on the way to the screen. The India-born Meha, whose previous films include 2005’s and 2008’s , chose to begin production, under a veil of secrecy, in Sri Lanka…

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