Ankur Reviews

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Rod McShane
Time Out
May 26, 2015
Benegal's first narrative feature mostly recalls the modest realism of Satyajit Ray.

Film4
May 26, 2015
A film that rightly deserves its spot in the top ten classic films of the Indian Art House canon.
David Parkinson
Radio Times
May 26, 2015
Shyam Benega made his feature debut with this astute drama, a key work in the politically committed alternative to mainstream escapism known as Parallel Cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Ed Halter
Village Voice
May 26, 2015
An elegant and powerful treatise on rural feudalism that crossed over from the New Indian Cinema's government-sponsored purview into commercial success.
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