Despite losing its way in parts, it's a thought-provoking film that looks beautiful and has some superb acting performances by Dugal, Shome, Khan and Chopra.
This documentary about the terrible power situation in the industrial centre of Kanpur unfolds with all the drama and charm of a feature film.
By the end of Katiyabaaz, like the audience, Maheshwari is able to escape Kanpur, albeit with scratches and scars. Loha Singh, however, has nowhere to go but up a pole and close to the high voltage wires.
A charming love story set against the backdrop of a poor village in arid Maharashtra, this is a film that builds up to its final shot – destined to be iconic – with little manipulation or foreboding.
French director Leos Carax has made only five full-length films, but he's something of a legend among lovers of world cinema. Here are selected excerpts from the session in which Carax was in conversation with film curator Ian Birnie.
A week of films, films and more films came to an end as the 15th Mumbai Film Festival came to a close yesterday. At the closing ceremony, the following awards were announced.
A number of people wrote in to let me know that as far as their experiences go, being youthful isn't much of an advantage with the MFF website.
It didn't help that the the ticketing portal didn't go live at the time it was supposed to and till date, it hasn't managed to open up an updated version of the site at midnight as per the festival organisers' promises.
Since there's a lot to choose from, here's our list of the Best of MFF for the next two days.
In Singh's Qissa, she plays Kanwar Singh, who was born a girl but was raised as a boy by her father Umber Singh (played by Irrfan Khan).