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Mumbai Film Festival 2013 Guide Part Four: The Classics

Classics are classics, they define and redefine film language. They are the starting point for many themes and emotions. They are classics because they tell unforgettable stories through visual medium. MFF has always presented classics under various sections. Some are restored films and some are retrospective films.I decided not to crib about MFF for the…

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Dvandva: The Duality of an Independent Filmmaker

During second year of my PG in WIMWI (Well Known Institute of Management in Western India), I was quite aware that I made wrong career choice. Not only grades, attendance and most importantly my interest was “land low”. I just could not see myself as a Manager working for some multinational company. I was deep…

Once Upon A Time in Cannes

This year was special for India at Cannes as GOW, Peddlers, Miss Lovely were shown. There was also a film called Kalpana in Cannes classic section. And there was another film in the same program, though not Indian, but definately a special one I always hated Sergio Leone for imitating Yojimbo into A Fistful of Dollars. And even transforming Sanjuro Kuwabatake into Man with No…