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Fly Away Solo (Masaan) (2015)

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Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy in hopeless love, a young woman ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and a spirited child yearning for a family, all longing to escape the moral constructs of a small-town. A series of unprecedented events find these lives, to reflect and explore their desires through each other.

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Critic Reviews for Fly Away Solo (Masaan)

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Helmer Neeraj Ghaywan hasn't found ways to overcome script and editing weaknesses, resulting in a disappointing drama that's unable to realize the potential of the one truly interesting character.

July 24, 2015 | Full Review…

Masaan, the Hindi word for crematorium, is part of the new generation of indie films whose clear intent is to set ablaze a hidebound society's constrictions on personal liberty.

July 24, 2015 | Full Review…

Ghaywan doesn't overstate his points, and even though the resolution he finds for his characters is predictable, their journey is interesting enough to make up for a cliched ending.

November 3, 2017 | Full Review…

A movie that tries to approach European cinema of social criticism with a totally different language to Bollywood's films. [Full review in Spanish]

September 5, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Neeraj Ghaywan's understated and assured Masaan takes its narrative cues from the flow of the Ganga river and the movement of the trains that pass over it.

June 21, 2016 | Full Review…

A layered and sublime tale about life, death and beyond.

July 24, 2015 | Full Review…

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