The Burning Season (1993)

Film details


A young Indian-Canadian woman living in Vancouver rebels against family tradition and arranged marriage by having an affair with a college professor. When he is called back to India to care for his dying father, she follows him only to witness his struggle to cope with his love for her and his duty to his family.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top