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Film review – Titli (Kanu Behl, 2014)

By Divya Sachar     Perhaps one could call Kanu Behl’s much lauded Titli a feminist film. Very much about gender, Titli questions the very idea of masculinity in Indian society. Strong performances (from a primarily amateur cast), an unsentimental portrayal of Indian poverty, an excellent screenplay and a debutante director who knows his technique, […]

Nobody’s Daughter Haewon – By Hong Sang Soo (Korean, 2013)

Warning: Spoilers ahead. It’s best to read this piece after having watched the film.   Nobody’s Daughter Haewon is a gently comic look at its protagonist, Haewon, a young acting student. Through the film, Haewon is shown sharing a warm relationship with her mother, being pursued by successful older men, being hated by her friends […]