is a 1999
film directed by Ismail Merchant
, best known as the producer
half of Merchant Ivory
and Madhur Jaffrey
, actress and author of cookery
was filmed in India.
This film follows the story of a British
woman living in India (Scacchi). She
struggles during her birth and is in desperate need of a nanny. An
Indian nurse known as Cotton Mary jumps to the opportunity. She
seems kind at first, but her true nature gradually reveals itself
as she manipulates everyone around her to get what she wants.