Warrior, The (2001) - Synopsis

warrior - synopsis heading graphicDirected by award winning Asif Kapadia, The Warrior is a timeless story of an epic journey from the deserts of Rajasthan to the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. To escape his violent life, the warrior sets off on a search for peace. The Warlord learns of his desertion and sends his men to bring back his head, unwilling to forgive his betrayal. Challenging the unswerving codes of rural India, The Warrior risks his life and that of his son's in order to attain a peaceful existence.

A stunning debut from Kapadia, The Warrior marks out the director as one to watch. His open minded approach to filmmaking and willingness to adapt to his situation are evident in the finished film.