(November 8, 2020) Original
December 10, 2020
From IMDb: “Explores Arjie’s sexual awakening from a young boy to a teenager who falls in love with a male classmate, just as political tensions escalate between the Sinhalese and Tamils in the years leading up to the 1983 uprisings.”
Poster Rating: C+
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Review: Some interesting colors and the blend of images is well handled, but it feels incomplete and a bit meager.
Trailer Rating: C+
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Review: There aren’t enough Indian films about homosexuality and this one feels both forward-thinking and a bit homophobic in some ways. That said, if Deepa Mehta can make something as acclaimed as Water, I don’t see why this couldn’t exceed expectations.