Brahman Naman (2016) Movie Review: Quizzical Days

Directors like Q in India are a rarity. While his brand of cinema is not exactly what would be considered palatable by the movie-going public, if one chooses to partake of that experience, it is quite an illuminating experience. After his controversial debut feature “Gandu” and the psychedelic “Tasher Desh”, when it was announced that his next feature would be a take on the quizzing subculture set in 80s Bangalore, it created some excitement among the Indie film fandom and the trailers that showed up just added to the excitement. The question here is, would this be as huge a shock to the system as Gandu? Or would this be the most accessible of all his works till date.Continue reading “Brahman Naman (2016) Movie Review: Quizzical Days”

Tasher Desh Movie Review: Fantasy of a Sexual Liberation

PrintI was completely overdosed when i walked out of the theater after watching ‘Q”s movie ‘Tasher Desh’ (The land of cards). It’s originally a short story written by Rabindranath Tagore. It is said to be a children’s musical but surprisingly encompassing a heavy satirical drama of our political and social institutionalization and its liberation. Continue reading “Tasher Desh Movie Review: Fantasy of a Sexual Liberation”