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Trip (P. Pati, 1970)
The film is an experiment. Using the pixillation technique, the short film depicts the transitoriness of life. ... Read more

TWISTED TRUNK BIG FAT BODY (Punarvasu Naik, 2012)
The chaos and contradictions of modern India are laid riotously bare in writer/director Punarvasu Naik's striking feature film debut. ... The terrorists' plan was simple enough: plant a bomb inside a… Read more

TWO ACRES OF LAND (Bimal Roy, 1953)
Hailed as one of the first Indian neo &ndash: realist films, Two Acres of Land succeeds in presenting an unromanticised view of certain aspects of Indian life. It has been likened to de Sica's Bicycl… Read more

TWO DAUGHTERS (Satyajit Ray, 1961)
Made to celebrate the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore, "Two Daughters" is based on a duo of his short stories, "The Postmaster and "Samapti". The director, Satyajit Ray, has described them as divert… Read more

UGLY (Anurag Kashyap, 2013)
A long-held grudge between a Bollywood wannabe and a ruthless chief of police frames this hectic action thriller about Mumbai's dark side. ... When aspiring actor Rahul leaves his daughter Kali in th… Read more

Wings of Fire (M. M. Sharma, 1971)
A study of flamingoes, which gather in countless thousands on broad river flats for the mating season. ... Read more

Wives and Wives (Shri Pramod, 1962)
This is an amusing cartoon making a plea for thrift in the household, and fewer children in the house. ... Read more

WORLD OF APU (Satyajit Ray, 1958)
So much has already been written about Pather Panchali and Aparajito that Ray's trilogy was destined for classic status even before the release of the third instalment, and the various influences - R… Read more

WORLD OF APU (Satyajit Ray, 1958)
The third part of the Bengali saga continues the story of Apu, now a young man living in Calcutta and dreaming of a literary career and a positive future. An old friend invites him to a village weddi… Read more

Yes, It’s On (S N S Sastry, 1972)
A pictorial survey of India on the march, with an emphasis on the social consciousness pervading the country. ... Read more

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