This epic tale of passion, treachery, and intrigue in colonial India is based on the international bestseller by M.M. Kaye. Ben Cross (Chariots of Fire) is a young army officer fighting local unrest and cultural prejudice, with Amy Irving (Traffic) as his forbidden love. Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings), Omar Sharif (Lawrence of Arabia), and John Gielgud (Gandhi) also star.