Bombay Rose
First screened in October 2019
Director: Gitanjali Rao. Voice Cast: Cyli Khare, Amit Deondi, Gargi Shitole, Anurag Kashyap, Shishir Sharma, Amardeep Jha, Rajeev Raj, Virendra Saxena, Makrand Deshpande, Geetanjali Kulkarni. Screenplay: Gitanjali Rao and Asad Hussain.

Twitter Capsule: No shortage of visual invention or dazzling technique, but nearly as ends in themselves; story, character feel weak.

VOR:   Not the first time a talented animator has over-fetishized color and design over story and characterization. Balance just barely breaks in her favor.

Photo © 2019 Cinestaan Film Company

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Chicago International Film Festival: Silver Hugo (Grand Jury Prize for New Directors Competition)

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