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Readers Write In #560: Misplaced and Discovered

By S Vidyasagar

There are particular moments in life once you unfastened your self to feelings like anger, lust, and so on., develop into one thing else for some time, and return to your true self once you regain your composure. You’d look again in wonderment at what had taken you over, and the way foolish and silly you had been. 

Nanpagal Nerathu Mayakkam (NPNM) evokes the same feeling, in a film operating for below two hours and brilliantly stitched along with a collection of absorbing visuals that seem like water color work of rural panorama of south Tamilnadu, topped up with a cacophony of songs and dialogues from previous Tamil movies. it was a pleasure to look at the agricultural nation, its folks, their land and life be offered with the masterful strokes of a really gifted artist.

It has been fairly a while since a film had me consuming out of its hand, having fun with each morsel it needed to supply totally, and leaving me craving for extra – such was the standard of artwork that NPNM was.Each body of the film unfolds as a deal with to the eyes, a shocking composition of color and a superb experimentation with lighting. i’ve usually gaped on the gentle blue tinge of the white that homes in south Tamilnadu are plastered with. it has a cool chromatic impact in the summertime and evokes a heat within the rains. However to see this white plaster make an incredible canvas for the cinematography of this movie was fairly revealing.

This film appeared made for a really private viewing expertise, simply made for a sofa viewing expertise within the consolation of your own home. i’m not certain how a lot wouldn’t it have been loved in a theatre. Many would possibly discover it sluggish and pointless.For the primary jiffy, nothing a lot appears to be occurring within the film apart from what seems like an impending accident that might crash on us anytime. However then the film begins making you sit up when Mammootty stops the bus and will get off in the course of rural Tamil nation and begins strolling out into the open after which walks right into a home and behaves as if the home and its folks have been his personal. Abruptly the plot and its attendant intricacies reveal themselves in all their splendid prospects and invitations the viewer to immerse into a captivating world of many splendors.

The display screen play gently tickles ethical judgments and slowly pushes the viewer into taking the aspect of 1 nook or different of the dimensions, after which springs a candy shock with an unexpectedly simple and neat decision to undo the ethical knot that he had tied us into. 

Mammootty revels in all of the scope of appearing this lovely script offers. The bar scene invoking Gauravam dialogue was one sequence that brings the totally different superb options of this movie together- the appearing, the play with the lighting, the soundtrack of a traditional movie, and the immense potential for drama. 

Nonetheless, the sequence that follows, through which a drunk Mammootty questions the folks of his village might have been put collectively higher. The making doesn’t fairly stay as much as the potential drama in that sequence.

A really tough reality that might break one down lands on a folks, and they’re proven to be taking to it with an incredible coronary heart and exhibiting nice character. And its the fantastic thing about these folks and the character they present, that speaks of the immense nature of the human spirit, that makes this movie much more lovely. There are just a few who occur to be small and react to it in a different way, however the Fact lastly takes go away of those fantastic folks with the comfortable treads of a dream, leaving these folks smiling, with a bit ache of their coronary heart, on the 

 ‘அலகிலா விளையாட்டுகள் ‘, the loopy methods of the world.



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