India, 1947. Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
) is sent to New Delhi with his wife, Edwina (Gillian Anderson, The X-Files
), to oversee the country's transition from British rule to independence. Taking his place in the Viceroy's House, he soon finds that ending centuries of colonial rule in a country divided by religious and cultural differences is no easy task. A pivotal historical moment told with sumptuous period detail. 2 hrs, 1 DVD, SDH.