‘Oru Mexican Aparatha’ swerves between brisk and blue with its inconsistency in tenor. Which is why when Paul finally stands tall having thrust that red flag in place, the emotions evoked are mixed – that of exhilaration but much more, of relief.
We have been through some real overwhelming films in Malayalam that have so dexterously captured the exalting spirit of the Communist ideology, and there have also been awe-inspiring movies on campus life that have since remained re-watch weekend treats to us. You cannot really blame me then for craving to grab a DVD of ‘Sarvakalashala’ and ‘Lal Salaam’ yet again, while watching Tom Immatti’s political campus flick ‘Oru Mexican Aparatha’. Continue reading “Oru Mexican Aparatha (2017) Malayalam Movie Review by Veeyen”