Bollywood Film financier and distributor Bharat Shah will present and distribute Ajay Bahl’s B.A. Pass under his banner VIP Films. The film is slated for a wide release of about 800-900 shows a day across India. The release date is 21st June. Shah has presented popular Bollywood films such as Saathiya, Baghban, Devdas, Company, Khakee [...]
Patang, actually, is more about imagery than intricate storytelling; and Bhargava adopts an almost documentary-like approach while capturing the sights and sounds of the city, his editing and Raman’s camera complementing each other smoothly, except for a few portions where this cinema verite approach looks a bit forced.
The Stagnant is a wonderful experiment and certainly one of the best Indian films to screen at the festival this year.
Though it is a story of a family ravaged by the Bangladesh Liberation war, the mood of the film is of celebrating love and womanhood. It’s a shame that the film was pulled out of theatres in Bangladesh for not depicting the reality ‘appropriately’.
Drapchi tries to explore the inner turmoil in all those Tibetans who leave their homeland knowing fully well that perhaps they would never see it again in their lifetime. The emotional turmoil in Yiga comes through in the film through Yiga’s melancholic demeanour, and through some superb compositions that form the background score.
It uses the richness and beauty of the Indian countryside to enthrall but ends up serving a fablesque tale set in a never-never land that is hard to identify with.
Local Kung Fu is an unabashed tribute to the Hong Kong-breed of comic Kung Fu films made so famous worldwide by Jackie Chan films
Asura directed by Keiichi Sato befitted the opening of 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival which has centered itself on the theme of Freedom of Speech and Expression.
The 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival kicked off at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi on Friday with a tribute to superstar Rajesh Khanna through a montage of popular songs and dialogues from his films. Rajesh Khanna passed away on July 18. The festival opened with animation film Asura directed by Keiichi Sato of [...]
The 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival will open on July 27, Friday with the screening of Japanese anime Asura directed by Keiichi Sato. The film will be screened out of competition. Asura is based on a controversial manga by George Akiyama published in the 1970s. It tells the story of a boy who is born as [...]