The Deceivers (1988)




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In this costume melodrama, set in 19th-century India, Lt. William Savage, a highly-principled British officer is considered a bit of a rebel for his belief that the Indians should be treated fairly. Despite this, the newly-wed Savage is in line for a promotion in the East India Company for whom he works. His ascent is forever interrupted when he finds himself entangled with the Thugee, a murderous cult, after they brutally massacre bands of travelers. Savage captures the killers and talks one … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Art House & International
Directed By:
Written By: Michael Hirst
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 18, 2005
Warner Home Video

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as William Savage

as Hussein

as Raja Chandra Singh

as Sarah Wilson

as Col. Wilson

as George Angelsmith

as Feringea

as Lt. Maunsell

as Nawab Servant

as Official

as Sher Dil

as Old Rajput

as Ferryman

as Captain Devril

as Rajput's Son

as Chandra Singh's Maid...

as Prisoner

as Chandra Singh's Maid...

as Daffadar Ganesha

as Reverend Matthias

as Daffadar Ganesha
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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just isn't very interesting or entertaining

Full Review… | January 19, 2005

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