2023 / Tamil

Ninaivo Oru Paravai (2023)

Kumararaja’s Ninaivo Oru Paravai, part of the Modern Love Chennai anthology, takes you on an avant-garde trip down memory lane reminding you of Kaufman’s and Wong Kar Wai’s movies like Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind and 2046 respectively. And yet it has Kumararaja writ all over it, so much so that the lead character … Continue reading

2022 / Kannada

Kantara (2022)

Kantara, Bhuta Kola, and the Collective Unconscious “Wait!”, warned my better half, “fold your hands before the Kshetrapala before you enter the divine precincts of our Daiva.” I complied, yet protested: “What for, it’s just a stone?” “It is He who protects this forest. Without His permission even the winds dare not pass,” she replied. … Continue reading