SATI (1989)

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Drama set in 1828, when the Indian custom of Suttee was still common. About a young mute woman whose horoscope tells her that she is going to be a young widow, so as a result she can't get a husband. The solution in the end is to marry her to a tree, where she spends much of her time....

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