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Anupam Patnaik’s ‘Pratikshya’ (Odia) is an affecting family drama about father-son friction and a lot more

January 14, 2023


Spoilers ahead… The film has its share of issues. But the core of “why do bad things happen to good people?” rings true. There are many things to think about in Anupam Patnaik’s Pratikshya. One: Why do bad things happen to good people? Two: Why do sons struggle to connect with their fathers? Three: Is […]

Amartya Bhattacharya’s ‘Adieu Godard’, in Odia and English, is a repository of Godardian playfulness: in terms of form as well as content

September 13, 2022


Spoilers ahead… The film’s most beautiful thought is that art has the power to move you, even if it’s an art you’ve never been exposed to. Sometimes, if you give it a chance, the connect just happens.  There’s one distinguishing trait about Ananda (Choudhury Bikash Das), who looks like he is in his sixties or […]