Even when a larger-than-life portrait of Ambedkar is looking over you, there is only so far the love story of a lower caste boy and an upper caste girl can go.
Gandu’s quest won’t bring tears to your eyes or that warm feeling in your heart. But you will also not be able to take your eyes off it.
The brilliance of this film lies in the flesh, the muscle, the teeth that Kureishi’s writing gives it.
Director Nina Paley uses lightness and humour to weave together a cutting commentary on one of the greatest epics in history.
Chris Smith’s The Pool is a narrative of survival, not triumph; of life, not drama. Released in 2007, it is everything that Slumdog Millionaire was not.