Salman Rushdie’s magical realism tale of children born around midnight on August 15, 1947, when India transitioned into independent Republic of India – “born in the hour of freedom, handcuffed to history”.
The central character Saleem is born on the stroke of midnight and like all the Midnight’s Children -born between 12pm and 1am – who have special powers. Saleem’s own ability is that he and only he can convene meetings of all the Midnight’s Children from across India – a gathering in his head.
The image and the trailer below are both from Deepa Mehta’s movie…
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