Tumbbad (2018)

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On the outskirts of the village Tumbbad, We find the son of the late village lord, Vinayak. We follow his intensive search for a secret inherited treasure. He believes his cursed great-grandmother has the answers his looking for. After confronting her he is now faced with the reality of this treasure, but also its evil protector.

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Atmospheric, heavy on mythology and scary as hell.

Aug 30, 2018 | Full Review…

beautifully shot fairytale gothic... allegorises the corrupting rapacity of colonialism in Imperial India, & looks forward to an independent India who may - or may not - be able to free herself once & for all from the hidden complicities of history.

Nov 25, 2018 | Full Review…

With a compelling story of greed that spans more than 30 years, a memorable monster and some truly beautiful cinematography, Tumbbad is not to be missed.

Oct 31, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This is Indian Folk Horror at its finest.

Oct 29, 2018 | Full Review…

The story is far more interesting in concept than execution; you can understand why this has been such a long gestating passion project for the director, it's just hard to fathom how the final product feels so formulaic.

Oct 16, 2018 | Full Review…

For film lovers, the genre-bending is gratifying. It has been a while since a horror film spoke so eloquently about something as primal as greed and remained true to its Indian (Marathi) setting.

Oct 12, 2018 | Full Review…

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