The films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan
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The films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan a cinema of emancipation by Suranjan Ganguly

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSuranjan Ganguly
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.G66 G36 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 166 pages
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27187129M
ISBN 10178308409X, 1783084103
ISBN 109781783084098, 9781783084104
LC Control Number2014049135
OCLC/WorldCa899114021

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Elippathyam(The Rat Trap, ), which won Gopalakrishnan the coveted British Film Institute Award, features men in the grip of a moral and existential is the first of a loose trio of films that focus on a life lived within the vestiges of feudalism, the other two three feature males from landowning families who grapple with the challenge of living. Get this from a library! The films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan: a cinema of emancipation. [Suranjan Ganguly] -- "The first comprehensive study of the feature films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan, India's most distinguished contemporary filmmaker" Book: Adoor Gopalakrishnan - A Life in Cinema Adoor Gopalakrishnan - the name instantly brings to mind meaningful Malayalam films. The films by Adoor are very small in number, only eleven so far, but each one of those is like a milestone in the annals of good movies in our country. Adoor Gopalakrishnan is India's most acclaimed contemporary filmmaker. Born in in Kerala, a state in south India, he belongs to a family with strong links to the performing arts, especially Kathakali, a highly-stylised form of dance drama.

Moutatthu "Adoor" Gopalakrishnan Unnithan (July 3, ) is a seven-time National Award winning Indian film director, script writer, and producer. Most of his films are rarely released worldwide. Writer – Director Adoor Gopalakrishnan was born in Kerala, India in into a family that patronized Kathakali and other classical performing arts. He started acting on the amateur stage at the early age of eight. National Award for Best Direction Wrote and directed several stage plays during his student days. Adoor Gopalakrishnan, India's most distinguished contemporary filmmaker, has made eleven award-winning films and over forty documentaries, most of which are set in his native state of Kerala, in southern India. A graduate of the Film and Tele.   Suranjan Ganguly’s book The Films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan: A Cinema of Emancipation assumes great significance in this context, for it is one of the first attempts at a panoramic and intense study of the great auteur’s work in all its diversity and complexity. But how does one describe, assess and position a film-maker like Adoor whose.