The Fall

The Fall
  • 2006
  • India / US / UK
  • 1h 57min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tarsem Singh
  • Written by: Tarsem Singh, Dan Gilroy, Nico Soultanakis
  • Cast: Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell
  • Language: English, Romanian, Latin
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A little girl (Untaru) meets a paralysed stuntman in hospital (Pace) and the patient proceeds to relate a colourful tale, all influenced by his state of mind. As time goes by the boundaries between fiction and reality blur rather alarmingly. An extravagant, self-indulgent, amazing, eye-catching and confounding work.

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Profile - Tarsem Singh

16 Oct 2008

Name Tarsem Singh Born 6 May 1961 Background Against the wishes of his pilot father, who wanted him to attend Harvard Business School, Singh made his way instead to Los Angeles and won a scholarship to the Art Center College of Design. After graduating…

The Fall

2 Oct 20084 stars

Extravagant, self-indulgent, amazing, eye-catching, confusing: the second feature by Tarsem Singh, the Indian-born director who gave us the wacky The Cell with Jennifer Lopez, warrants all these adjectives and more. By the end of it all, you may still…

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