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Reflecting humanity through the struggle of a woman: Federico Fellini

Much before he made 8 ½, Federico Fellini, the Italian master, had honed his neo-realist pursuits, writes Sharad Raj. <...

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An auteur in the true sense: Werner Herzog

The new wave German cinema with its mighty generals like Wim Winders and Reiner Werner Fassbinder had a maverick for company, an eccentric geni...

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Climates: A metaphor for changing human behavior

Since the time of Ataturk, Turkey has been home to westernized intellectuals, writes Sharad Raj ...

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The genius of Jacques Tati

Sharad Raj explores how the existential and political angst of the torchbearers of the Novell Vague got an edge over Tati when it came to intel...

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The Iconoclast

Long before Angela Merkel became a messiah for Arab migrants and courted controversy, there was Adolf Hitler wh...

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Exploring the Darker Side

After watching a couple of her films, Vandana Kumar believes, that it couldn’t be merely a coincidence that Isabelle Hup...

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The Austere Ascetic

Sharad Raj visits the 1983 French film L’Argent (Money) and deconstructs the genius of the filmmaker Robert Bresson.&...

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The Cinema of Tengiz Abulnadze

All of Abulnadze’s important films especially his much acclaimed The Georgia Trilogy exemplify the key fe...

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And the rest is hysteria

Khalid Mohamed reviews the annoyingly overwrought Kaagaz, the understated Sir and recommends A...

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Of human bondage

Khalid Mohamed’s throwback to his encounter with social documentarist, Sebastio Salgado, whom he rates as the world&rsqu...

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