Cinema: Also Showing

Monsoon (The Film Group; United Artists) is a parched little melodrama set in a torrential downpour. An about-to-be-married couple (Diana Douglas and George Nadar) arrive at the village of Ginjim in southern India to visit the girl's family. In Ginjim, the barometer is low and human passions are high. The family's younger daughter (Ursula Thiess), a child of nature who runs around in scanty outfits, takes the eye of her sister's fiancé. Before long they are cuddling in an abandoned temple, exchanging such lines as: "I will love you with my whole being and forever" and "Half a love is worse...

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