I caught Ozhivudivasathe Kali (An Off-day Game), Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's acclaimed Malayalam drama, when it was released in Chennai last week. The story is set during an election day, a dry day, and it's about five urbanites who just want to go somewhere and drink in peace.
Smoothly blending social critique into a rollicking booze-fueled day off in the country, An Off-Day Game ( Ozhivu Divasathe Kali) presents a chilling warning that the traditional Indian caste system and rigid social roles are staging a big return
I was surprised to see that you figured it out. It felt very nice when I read your review. You know in my childhood, I used to read the Ramayana. It was this growing-up ritual, reading it with my father.
An adolescent school girl and her teenage lover meet across at the village by dawn to set out for a trip to the town. Infuriated by the presence of a stranger along with the boy, she expresses her hesitance, however, he comforts and convinces her that the stranger will leave them in the bus stop and the trio begins their journey.
Director: Sanal Kumar Sasidharan Cast: Joju George, Nimisha Sajayan, Akhil Viswanath Once upon a time, there was a prince. A wimpy prince. This is the fairy tale that opens Chola ( Shadow of Water), Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's Malayalam film that screened at the Orizzonti (Horizons) section of the Venice Film Festival.
Filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's latest directorial venture, Chola, isa movie you will watch and then speculate about later. It is raw and as real as it can get, taking you on a ride that is sure to leave lasting impressions.