Tag archieven: India

Recensie: All That Breathes [Shaunak Sen, 2022]

In de Indiase miljoenenstad Delhi komen de roofvogels letterlijk uit de lucht vallen. De twee broers die in de bescheiden documentaire All That Breathes centraal staan, zien niemand ingrijpen en besluiten zich gericht over de dieren te ontfermen. Ondertussen blijft het in hun politiek verkrampte omgeving niet bij ecogeweld.

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(It Happened On) A wednesday: The angry young man and the common stupid man in (New) indian Cinema [Essay]


In the early 1970s, the ‘angry young man’ manifested itself as a central character in Indian films. Mostly played by star persona Amitabh Bachchan (1942-), the angry young man expressed themes of anti-establishment and socio-political disturbance.[1] In his characteristic role as a criminal anti-hero (Deewaar, 1975, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, 1978), Bachchan often became the victim of either his own passionate love for a woman or the socio-financial hardships of family life in Bombay.

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