Face-to-Face: The Cinema of Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Sku: 9789351361954

Available At: Hauz Khas
  • ISBN: 9789351361954
  • Author: Baruah Parthajit
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Pages: 224
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Over four decades and more Adoor Gopalakrishnan has turned out eleven films of great artistic merit and integrity - all of which use the universal language of human emotions and human psychology to tell the tales of ordinary people tackling life's tribulations.

Face-to-Face is a critical introduction to the aesthetics of Adoor's cinema his development as a film-maker and his engagement with the culture customs and history of Kerala. It is also a primer to his films interpreting each thematically and stylistically throwing light upon his unique way of representing his thematic concerns. Parthajit Baruah's well-researched narrative is a welcome addition to the literature on one of India's greatest film-makers.

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