In search for identity – Vanaprastham

A thunder. A beat on the chenda. Two beats and organic percussion. That’s how Vanaprastham starts. A parallel film, but with brilliant cinematography, soulful yet haunting music, and focused direction. Shaji N Karun, the director truly deserves all the applause he got for this work. He, along with a few others in India are the ones who have restored faith in people that cinema is also a piece of art. Karun, himself a cinematographer had both Santosh Sivan and Renato Berta in his crew and both of them simply transport us to Kerala where the story unfolds. Continue reading