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THE WARRIOR QUEEN OF JHANSI Arrives on Digital & DVD May 19

Street Date: 5/19/20
DIGITAL SRP: $12.99 SD/HD
DVD SRP: $19.99

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Experience an epic tale of heroism, leadership, and female empowerment when The Warrior Queen of Jhansi arrives on Digital and DVD May 19 from Lionsgate. This film is based on the true story of Rani of Jhansi, the Indian Queen who was a leading figure and symbol of resistance in the 1857 Indian rebellion against the British Empire. Directed by Swati Bhise (one of the producers of The Man Who Knew Infinity) and co-written by Swati, her daughter Devika Bhise (Mosaic), who also stars as “Rani Lashkmi Bai,” and Olivia Emden (Hero), The Warrior Queen of Jhansi features Nathaniel Parker, Golden Globe® nominee Rupert Everett (2000, Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, An Ideal Husband), Ben Lamb, Jodhi May, and Primetime Emmy® winner Derek Jacobi (1989, Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series, Hallmark Hall of Fame). The Warrior Queen of Jhansi will be available on Digital for the suggested retail price of $12.99 and on DVD for purchase through online retailers for the suggested retail price of $19.99.
 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
The Warrior Queen of Jhansi tells the epic true story of the legendary Rani (translation: Queen) of Jhansi, the fearless freedom fighter who became a feminist icon in India. In 1857 India, this 24-year-old general led her people into furious battle against the British Empire, shifting the balance of power in the region—and setting in motion the demise of the notorious British East India Company and the beginning of the British Raj under Queen Victoria.
 

DIGITAL/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “The Making of The Warrior Queen of Jhansi” Featurette
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer

 

CAST
Devika Bhise TV’s “Elementary,” The Man Who Knew Infinity, Mosaic
Rupert Everett My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Happy Prince
Nathaniel Parker Stardust, Swimming with Men, TV’s “Of Kings and Prophets”
Ben Lamb Divergent, Now You See Me 2, TV’s “Knightfall”
with Jodhi May The Last of the Mohicans, TV’s “The Witcher”
and Derek Jacobi Gladiator, Murder on the Orient Express, Tolkien, TV’s “Last Tango in Halifax”
 

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2017
Title Copyright: The Warrior Queen of Jhansi © 2018 CPP (Swords & Sceptres) Limited. Artwork © 2020 Roadside Attractions LLC. Supplementary Materials © 2020 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R for some violence.
Genre: Drama
Closed-Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: English SDH
Feature Run Time: 102 Minutes
Digital Format: 16×9 (2.35:1) Presentation
Digital Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio<