In my desire to expand the horizons of my film-viewing palette, I took a turn into one of the most populated countries in the world: India. Last year, I saw my first fully-fledged “Bollywood film” in 3 Idiots, which was fine. Though one particular critic I trust finds the whole of Bollywood to be an incredibly overrated spectacle that has rarely produced anything all that noteworthy. Curious to see for myself, I picked out Pad Man, a film with a very distinct synopsis.
It did not help the cause.Continue reading “Day Twenty-Three: Pad Man (March of the Movies 2022)”