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Killa: A Quick Review

Good Marathi films come with a formula: Simple story set in rural settings or a period drama, watertight script, cast with at least one naughty kid, ”postcard” frames cinematography, mellifluous music score and distributed/ co-produced by Esselvision.

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Marathi Cinema and its Children

Back in 2011 in my attempt to chronicle the new wave of marathi films I wasn’t able to find a common feature or attribute that these films can be identified with. But now if you look back over the marathi films that have been made since then it becomes apparent that many of these filmmakers…

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Killa (The Fort) Marathi Movie Trailer

Killa (The Fort) is a 2015 Indian Marathi drama film directed by Avinash Arun. The film revolves around an 11-year-old child who has a difficult time adapting to a small village after the death of his father. The film was selected for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Crystal Bear by the Children’s Jury in…