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Pupa Review

Drama, Realistic 1 hrs 49 mins Jul 27, 2018
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Pupa Review & Rating

Director Indrasis Acharya's Pupa captures the dilemma of choices through its characters. When a loving son living in the US returns to India after the death of his mother, he finds it difficult to leave his ailing father, who is in a comatose stage and showed no sign of improvement. He has to choose between his father and his career and life in the US. The film is also about an uncle, who wants his nephew back in his workplace so that he doesn't lose his job. There is a girlfriend, who suddenly has to face uncertainty in future. 

Rating 3.75 from  cinestaan

Subtle tongue-in-cheek commentary without melodramatic extremities of expected morality and ethic...

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The narrative involves subtle commentary on ethical codes without a hint of the melodrama. Acharya weaves the moral debates in the narrative almost effortlessly. Acharya’s camera is subtle, and not invasive. Pupa manages to present a humanist and humorous drama. The climax takes an unexpectedly dark turn leaving the audience flabergasted. 

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What is Pupa movie all about?

Pupa directed by Indrashish Acharya deals with the controversial issue of euthanasia. When an NRI son returns home after the death of his mother, he finds himself in a dilemma. Now he has to choose between his near-death comatose father who passes all deadlines set by doctors without showing any signs of recovery and his career where his employers express concerns over his indefinite leave extensions. There also his uncle, who asks him to go back to US and his girlfriend, who is not uncertain about her future.

What to expect from Pupa?

A relatable tale

Pupa's story is all about a perpetual conflict between the right and right. When a person has to choose between his comatose father, who has shown no sign of improvement and his life which is in the US where he works. It's a humane tale and the dilemma feels relatable. Not only it is the son's dilemma, the sudden changes in his life put people related to him in front of uncertainties. 

Excellent performance

The film features an ensemble cast that includes Rahul, Sudipta Chakraborty, and Kamaleswar Mukherjee. No wonder with such an acting line up, the audience will be expecting tremendous performances from the film. All the actors have enough character and now the wait is to see who is going to catch the viewers fancy the most.

Direction

Indrashish Acharya, the filmmaker has shown potential in his previous movie Bilu Rakkhosh. Like his first film, Pupa too gained great feedbacks in the festival circuit. The expectation is high from this filmmaker.

 

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