I think the review is spot on… I enjoyed some portions of the movie, but the overall meal is not good enough to call this movie with superlatives… I am a sucker for sentimental movies but somehow this one did not pull my heart strings as I wished. And I hung out with Radhika right after the film. The film’s writing is very much confined, focussed and strong, and that is when you remember that this film is written and directed by Bramma, who gave us an impactful Kuttram Kadithal. Meanwhile, Visaarani has just premiered at the Venice Film Festival and won the Cinema for Human Rights Award. Magalir Mattum Tamil Movie - Overview Page - Magalir Mattum is a 2017 tamil drama drama film directed by Bramma G starring Jyotika Saravanan, Urvashi , Saranya Ponvannan, Bhanupriya, Nassar , Livingston in lead roles. These melodramatic contrivances belong in a different movie. But somewhere in the second half, Bramma loses his grip and runs out of things to do. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. The final scene didn’t grate on me as much as it has done on you. I said to you that I would, but I kept putting it off, sorry. At some level this movie reminded me of “crash”. Kuttram Kadithal is counted among the best docu-dramas coming out of Tamil cinema in 2015. Kuttram Kadithal Movie Review. what a film! Elango and his friend Pulivetti come into possession of a time machine and they start profiting from it. For some reason, our filmmakers just can’t think of new ideas when it comes to depicting the media. He finds interesting visual parallels for the lyrics – a line like ovvoru naalin vannangal has children playing with colourful saris. Even good directors feel the need to ennoble us with morals of life. ‘Master’ is coming, but the pandemic isn’t going, so what do we do? “Nee Christian-aa irundhirukkalaamo -nu thonundu” may no longer be just a half-thought. This article may not be reproduced in its entirety without permission. Let her eat!” The questions that the journalist asks after entering the auto were not caricatured. When you feel the system is faulty you will jump at any incident that designates it so. This drama takes the form and pace of a thriller, when a school teacher uncharacteristically hits one of her students, pushing him into a coma. Boy, the striking placement of Chinnanchiru Kiliye song which demystifies the most pivotal character just before the movie comes to an end has to be one of the best montages ever shot. To me, the movie, the way you say (Or how I interpreted from your Review), is not just something about the Novel (Which I haven’t read, maybe that might have got me form this diff opinion) and Motherhood or something to do with just religions and Communism. You can change your city from here. This is fine filmmaking. Any normal person who reads the statement that the District Education Officer gives would feel the same way, “Hospital report padi andha payyanukku erkanave moolaila kattiyaam. chinnanjiRu kiLiyae kaNNammaa! Copyright ©2015 The Hindu. That moment of the song, “Kannathil Muththamittaal” is not the flashback or a crowd pleaser but a Slap at the face of the Society – which is having a very tough time with this particular three lettered term! Awaiting Visaranai and hoping it will be the third diamond on its crown…, Rangan, you missed out one mother in your list. Aaru athu aazham illa. The director himself seemed to be showing signs of what merlin was showing in the movie. The crux of Kuttram Kadithal, which was recognised as Best Film in Tamil at the National Awards announced this year, is the blurring of the line between religion and humanity – rather, the blind belief in a higher power versus the more rational belief that humankind is capable of many of the things (retribution, absolution) we often associate with God, and is therefore as worthy of being worshipped. Here I don’t see the journalists as the ones being crucified. The cinematography was exceptional. I’m unable to classify this piece of ART as a movie only when the number of Crowd Pleasers (that is what they feel) are termed movies. ennaik kali theerthae ulagil aetRam puriya vandhaai! Kuttram Kadithal: Get Kuttram Kadithal Latest News, Videos and Photos also find Breaking news, updates, information on Kuttram Kadithal. The title of your review of the movie is more fitting to the Review itself than the ARTefact you tried to JUDGE. And I don’t get this at all!! And I felt like saying “Leave her alone! The film boils down to a battle between Merlin and Udayan (or the sides of God and Man-as-God), and Bramma keeps things on an even keel. I saw in her confession only her courageous stepping up and owning up her mistake in front of the public. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. i dont think there is a single character – including the journalist – who was not a decent person. Saw this at MAMI 2014 last year, and as the movie unrolled, I kept hoping secretly (automatic reflex) that Merlin would not go insane. A few rough edges here and there, but on the whole, I felt it was an absolutely terrific movie. Directed by Bramma G.. With Master Ajay, Radhika Prasidhha, Sai Rajkumar, Pavel Navageethan. Punishment is the English name chosen for the movie! But, I felt the other media scenes were quite good. That scene, imo, was needed as an end point for the arc of the character. We overhear some banter in the teachers’ common room. Why wouldn’t anyone give the Creator his freedom to sculpt his own artefact!! Kuttram Kadithal Tamil Movie - Overview Page - Kuttram Kadithal is a 2015 tamil social drama film directed by Bramma G starring Radhika Prasidhha, Sai Rajkumar, Pavel Navageethan, ‘kulothungan’ Udayakumar, Durga Venugopal in lead roles. Writer & Director: Vijay Milton Producer: Suriya (Presenter), Bharath Seeni, Vijay Milton Cast: Bharath, Rajakumaran, Bharath Seeni, Subiksha, Radhika Prasidhha Music: S. N. Arunagiri (Songs), Anoop Seelin (BGM) Cinematography: Vijay Milton Editor: J.R. John Abraham Production company: Rough Note Running Time: 115 mins. The movie has its own set of flaws like trying to be a thriller or the melodramatic contrivances towards the end. Of course, considering the scenes before that, it did feel a tad redundant. And over the Kaalai nila song, all these threads (and all these people) converge. Bramma has attempted a completely different genre to his celebrated debut 'Kuttram Kadithal'. Kuttram Kadithal (The Punishment) is a 2015 Tamil independent drama film written and directed by Bramma, and produced by J. Satish Kumar and Christy Siluvappan under the JSK Film Corporation and Chris Pictures banner. “Naanum Rowdydhaan”: A story about a wannabe rowdy and a woman he wants to help avenge the death of her father, this is the most … I felt the movie was ok. Maybe I got too carried away by several reviews. Director: P. Ramesh | Stars: Ashok Selvan, Janani Iyer, V. Jayaprakash, Jayakumar. The director imbues the idea of media being a stalker with sinister intentions (as if yellow journalism is the only kind). Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video . selvak kaLanjiyamae! It’s not just that it’s a fantastically moving song. ETimes is an Entertainment, TV & Lifestyle industry's promotional website and carries advertorials and native advertising. The director Bramma takes his time drawing us in, and at first, we just see various people – Merlin and Manikandan; Merlin’s mother; the principal (Kulothungan) and his wife; Udayan – doing various seemingly disconnected things. Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors Review, Terms of Use and Grievance Redressal Policy. When the word regarding this project was out and the … The movie is produced by Jsk Film Corporation &chris Pictures and musical score by Shankar Rengarajan. “Orey coffee… full-a scan pannitten,” says the principal of Manikandan, as if he were appraising the future husband of his own daughter. (There’s a mild Alaipaayuthey feel to these portions.) The guy … With reports of a possible cameo by Suriya, this is one movie we are waiting to know more about. Just now seen the movie on Tentkota. given the role of media itself was not very different in these two films, was interesting to see it being mentioned here in your review. 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Rating: 4.00 / 5.0 More About 'Kuttram Kadithal' It’s there in Udayan’s threat to Merlin’s mother that he’s not the kind to “turn the other cheek.” It’s there in the physician who dismisses a nurse when she declares the outcome of a surgery as “miraculous” – as a man of Science, he is the healer, he is God. If Merlin loses her temper and slaps a child at school, Udayan loses his temper and slaps a man who tries to advise him. A plainclothe officer falls in the hands of phony agents ,which sets off repercussion ending in series of a massacre events. But novels have many, many pages and a lot of interiority. Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. No mention of the cinematographer?? Cinematographer Manikandan S, who also shot Bramma’s first movie Kuttram Kadithal, comes up with some brilliant work. Kuttram Kadithal. 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