HBO's first mini-series, set in 19th century British colonial India, involves war battles, love, treachery and intrigue as well as love and honor involving a romance between a British cavalry officer and an Indian princess who has been promised in an arranged marriage to a despotic ruler.
The 'Gone With The Wind' of the north-west frontier of India.
Did You Know?
A one hour and fifty minute cut of this mini-series was theatrically released as a movie in France a couple of years before the complete version was aired on French television. See more
The 1986 UK video incurred 12 seconds of BBFC cuts. The newer 1998 VHS and DVD versions required a 1 second BBFC cut to remove an illegal horse fall. See more