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Rethinking Adaptation in the Indian Scenario

Scope | Ananya Parikh In a recent class on Indian silent films, my students brought up an interesting question, something that I have been trying to grapple with in my own research on early silent cinema. Their interest was sparked by the relationship between early cinema and the literature of the period and as we continued discussing the close relationship between …

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Court: The Rashōmon of Unabashed Violence

Scope | Abdul Ahad While watching the movie “Court” I was very much reminded of a novel called “My Name is Red” written by Orhan Pamuk, especially because of its narrative style. The novel evoked a variety of experiences for understanding what is happening in a particular event with the contributive narration of all characters. The author is criticizing the single …