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A poetic journey to the old city of Ahmedabad, Patang weaves together the stories of six people transformed by the energy of India's largest kite festival. Every year a million kites fill the skies above Ahmedabad-dueling, soaring, tumbling and flying high. When a successful Delhi businessman takes his daughter on a surprise trip back to his childhood home for the festival, an entire family has to confront its own fractured past and fragile dreams. Music and fireworks, food and laughter, a kaleidoscope of color and light, the magic of the kite flying high - a traditional recipe of healing and renewal. -- (C) Official Site

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When a character says, "You fly these kites and feel the joy," we know just what he means.

July 20, 2012 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Bhargava's naturalistic approach to capturing the sights and sounds of a city in full revelry on rooftops and in the streets is colorfully vivid...

July 19, 2012 | Rating: 3/5

The story falls flat and the impressionistic style - snippets of conversation, extreme close-ups, jittery handheld camera work - loses appeal after the first half hour.

July 12, 2012 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Using a documentary-like style, the film is India as if captured by Instagram.

June 22, 2012 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

[It] has a lovely, unforced quality.

June 14, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This film is joyous, but more than that: It's lovely in its construction.

June 14, 2012 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

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