Intricate storytelling following the Rashomon - principle in an Indian housing complex, where a young girl gets murdered. Irrfan Khan, Tabu and Konkona Sen Sharma are just the cherries on the pie of this dark police procedural that leaves you puzzeld right until the end. Great filmmaking by Meghna Gulzar.
Excellent, gritty and realistic account of a petty criminal left behind by his old pals that can adapt to new aggregational develeopments of contemporary chinese society. A bit too long, maybe, and losing its track in the last half hour, but that's just minor criticism in an overall superb film. Cinematography by genius Yu Lik-wai.
I read so many bad reviews about this film and its tumultuous events accompanying the production - and about Kurosawa's personal crisis in life aswell - that I was a little scared to watch it. But, like always in cinema, you have to see for yourself.
DODESUKADEN is the last one of all of his films I had not seen until today, and it just blew me away. I don't think that only "perfect" films should get good ratings, this…