Salman Rushdie adapts and provides the narration for this Canadian-made drama forged from his acclaimed 1980 book, relating the story of Saleem Sinai (Satya Bhabha), born at the exact hour of India's independence. Switched at birth with another child (Siddharth), Saleem's destiny takes many unique turns as he learns of his special powers of telepathy and his role in uniting other children born at the same fateful hour. Allegorical drama co-stars Shahana Goswami, Charles Dance. 146 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.