A woman who walks into a hospital room starts airily talking of the flowers that the guests leave behind, that eventually wilt and start letting off a musty fragrance. There is a dense weight that hangs on in the air, as she goes on and on even as those around her edgily shift around on their toes and try hard to concur with her through a nod, or an occasional smile. Continue reading “Dosar (2006) Bengali Movie Short Review”
Much has perhaps been already said about Konkona Sen Sharma’s directorial debut ‘A Death in the Gunj’, and this review comes in pretty much late. The year is 1978, and the journey is from Calcutta to McCluskieganj. Winter has just about set in. Continue reading “A Death in the Gunj (2017) Hindi Movie Short Review”
The Hawa Mahal, where the four women in Alankrita Shrivasatava’s ‘Lipstick Under my Burkha’ reside, is as airy as it gets. Yet, behind closed doors, these women make frantic efforts to knead out the very last bit if life that is left in them, and try hard not to get stifled, strangled or choked.