The Disciple seems to take its elitist viewpoint from a ‘Brahminical’ position that does not envisage the necessity of a ‘public’ for any kind of artistic practice.
The Disciple premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI award, and later went to Toronto Film Festival and bagged the Amplify Voices Award.
TIFF 2020: The Disciple shares Amplify Voices Award with Night of the Kings; Nomadland bags People's Choice prize
The first runner-up for the TIFF People's Choice Award was Oscar-winning actor Regina King's directorial debut, One Night in Miami, also one of the best-regarded films in the festival programme.
Alfonso Cuaron says he backed The Disciple to give a chance to young filmmakers with distinct voices
Alfonso Cuaraon said he was "blessed" to follow Chaitanya Tamhane's process in the making of The Disciple.
Emraan Hashmi's Harami, Ananth Mahadevan’s Bittersweet among Indian titles to screen at Busan Film Festival 2020
Emraan Hashmi-starrer Harami is billed as a ‘hard-hitting, street saga of youth crime played out against the vibrant backdrop of chaotic and relentless Mumbai.’
Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Swara Bhaskar celebrate The Disciple's win at Venice Film Festival 2020
The Disciple is the first Indian film to play at Venice Film Festival since Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding
The Disciple is an expensive film and I was allowed to make it with zero compromises: Chaitanya Tamhane
Tamhane's latest film won the Best Screenplay award at the 77th Venice International Film Festival. The Disciple is the first Indian film to compete at Venice since Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Venice Film Festival 2020: Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple win top honours; see full winners list
Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, a recession-era road trip drama starring Frances McDormand, won the Golden Lion for best film at the 2020 Venice Film Festival
The award, presented by The International Federation of Film Critics, aims to promote and develop film culture as well as safeguard professional interests.
TIFF 2020 kicks off on Thursday with in-person and drive-in screenings combined, for the first time in its history
Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple is the first Indian film to play at the Venice Film Festival since Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding
The Disciple is set to represent India at the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival and will be screened in the Competition section
Chaitanya Tamhane's sophomore feature The Disciple has been selected for the Competition section. Ivan Ayr’s Milestone will be shown in the Horizons section at the Venice Film Festival 2020.
What Pink has done, essentially, is to disempower the courtroom as the site in which the truth can be laid bare, and actual innocence or guilt established
It's not every day that an up and coming filmmaker is chosen by Alfonso Cuarón to be their protégé.
Court's selection as India's entry to the Oscars was well received on twitter except by fans of Salman Khan who wanted to see Bajrangi Bhaijaan instead.
Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi movie "Court", a courtroom drama which won a National Film Award, was on Wednesday chosen as India's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 88th Academy Awards.
It's not about the flamboyant and triumphant judiciary that saves the day in so many reel and real life situations.
Court, which is doing the festival rounds and has received fulsome praise from critics the world over, won the awards for best international film in competition and best director at the Mumbai Film Festival. At least off screen, there was justice.
Given what Bollywood titles ranging from <em>Damini</em> to <em>Jolly LLB</em> have done to caricature the courtroom, Court is long overdue.