Deepa Mehta’s film takes an unflinching look at the world that gave rise to the Delhi Gang Rape. Her direct method reveals shocking universal truths.
India in a Day is a crowd-sourced film, made with videos shot by people all across the country. It’s a mesmerizing, life affirming portrait of a nation.
The Bright Day, one of the Mumbai films at TIFF, was my fave film. It’s a travelogue and spiritual quest about a young man in search of himself in India.
Midnight’s Children, the film version of the book by Salman Rushdie, premiered at TIFF. The film captures the magic, the sweep and the scope of the book.
Michael Winterbottom film starring Freida Pinto as Trishna puts Tess of the D’Urberviilles in modern-day India, and it works.