Peepli Live Reviews

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October 24, 2017
A largely unknown confident cast, rousing folk music and Rizvi's understated direction result in a fresh, credible comic gem.
August 19, 2010
This is a movie that opens with the hero puking, and spends the rest of its running time showing why that may be the only sane response to the state of the world.
August 13, 2010
A fitfully amusing Indian comedy that touches on a hot-button topic.
August 13, 2010
You can't decide whether to laugh because the events are so absurd or cry because you can imagine them really happening.
August 13, 2010
I liked Peepli Live, which is colorful and at times quite lively, but I wish it were funnier and its satirical edge a bit sharper.
August 13, 2010
Manages to mine substantial dark humor from this tragic situation while offering pointed -- and sometimes poignant -- social commentary in the process.
April 10, 2019
First-time director Anusha Rizvi's disturbing satire on the state of India today Peepli Live cuts deep, letting it bleed.
August 11, 2017
Globalization does not have to be inhumane.
January 4, 2011
A better writer than director, the strength of Rizvi's 'Peepli Live' is the film's unsentimental portrayal of the poor
September 29, 2010
Thousands of poor farmers kill themselves every year in India and it was audacious of writer-director Anusha Rizvi to make a comedy out of the fact with her first film.
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