Lijo Jose PellisseryWriting:
Prashant Pillai Produced by:
Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad, Santhy Balachandran…International sales:
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Saturday December 14th 2019 10:00 PM
Saturday December 14th 2019 00:00:00
During the traditional Tamil celebrations of Jallikattu, a bull is released into a crowd of people, and the most valiant attempt to catch the beast for a rodeo ride. The film darkens this tradition with a buffalo running away from a slaughter house, and the entire village at his mercy. Material destruction mingles with other damage ...
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Legally restricted to persons over 12Lenght :
91 min // Ratio :
2.39 // Format : dcp 4kLanguage :
Malayalam // Subtitles :
English and french
In the under-explored territory of the Mollywood cinema (productions from southern India shot in Malayalam), Lijo Jose Pellissery already has a solid career, full of powerful aesthetic realisations. Jallikattu is no exception, to say the least - the first seven minutes of the film are without any doubt some of the most breathtaking released this year. The film seems to go astray in its choral narrative, but regularly delivers hypnotic pieces of bravery. Expect a huge blast on the movie screen.