Sex, Death And The Gods

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This BBC documentary focuses on the Devadasi young Indian girls denied the chance to marry after being ‘dedicated’ to a deity or temple. Many spend the remainder of their lives involved in prostitution despite laws which make the practice illegal.

Sex, Death And The Gods, 8.7 out of 10 based on 3 ratings

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  • bringmeredwine

    This was a fascinating doc.
    Beautiful scenery, squalid slums and the traditional music were a feast for my senses.
    A history was recounted, explaining a way of life that was simplistic, disturbing and empowering, all at different points throughout this film.
    I tried my best to not allow my Westernized thinking to prejudice me against this small, impoverished society.
    I found this story so interesting and I highly recommend it.