- 116 min
- Directed by: Chaitanya Tamhane
- Cast: Vira Sathidar, Vivek Gomber, Geetanjani Kulkarni
- UK release: 25 March 2016
When a Mumbai sewage worker commits suicide, a 65-year-old poet (Sathidar) is put on trial for instigating the suicide by inflammatory song lyrics. Tamhane's feature debut is a masterful look at the Indian justice system, and how it serves little purpose other than to prop up the country's caste system.
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Reviews & features
Court21 Mar 2016
Impressive, socially conscious debut from Indian director Chaitanya Tamhane
The trial of 65-year-old people’s poet Narayan Kamble (Vira Sathidar), accused of instigating a sewage worker to commit suicide through his inflammatory song lyrics, becomes a window into the damning dichotomy of modern India; a country where the…
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