Despite all the flamboyant oratory that most of the characters abundantly indulge in, ‘Pathinettam Padi’ offers you an ascendant climb that is draining to the core. And what’s most disappointing is that there is nothing much awaiting you right on top, out there at the end of the strenuous climb.
Haneef Adeni displays a distinct identity as a film maker and without doubt is a noteworthy addition to the crop of promising young directors in Mollywood. And yet, if ‘The Great Father’ cannot break away from from the psycho thriller déjà vu, it’s only because of the too recognizable narrative ploys that plague its screenplay.
Phew! That small teaser trailer of ‘The Great Father’ that was released along side Prithviraj’s ‘Ezra’ today has created ripples in the cyber world already. Directed by Haneef Adeni, ‘The Great Father’ was to be a Christmas 2016 release and would soon make it to the theatres. Continue reading “Meet Mr. David Ninan, the non-smoker!”