A Death in the Gunj (2016) Movie Review

The attention to detail is exemplary: the sword and shield replica wall decor, the white and lavender coloured Yardley talcum powder tin, a drawer with plastic hair rollers, Kashmiri embroidered ponchos… all of which takes the viewer back to the bygone era of the late 70’s and 80’s or even the 90’s (it is strange how those 3 decades seem so similar to each other while 5 years ago from now seem ancient: technology has made time move so fast). Coming from a town around the same region as McCluskieganj, these details are all too familiar. This movie has given me a sense of identity and belongingness like no other.

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