Everyone has heard of and raved about Charlie Kaufman-Duke Johnson’s stop-motion animated film Anomalisa. What else should you be watching on Day 3?
Birds of Passage (Olivier Ringer)
PVR ECX 3 | 2 pm
When a girl in a wheelchair becomes the ‘mother’ of her best friend’s birthday bird, she needs to escape her parents to raise it well. The film was won the Grand Prix at FIFEM, Canada.
Haraamkhor (Shlok Sharma)
PVR ECX 2 | 9:30 pm
Because, Nawazuddin Siddiqui. We’re not bothering to give you another reason.
Victoria (Sebastian Schipper)
PVR ECX 4 | 11:15 am
When a film is shot in a single continuous take and wins more awards than you did certificates in school, you should probably give it a go. It won the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution for Cinematography at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, so it promises to be a visual treat.
In The Shadow of Women (Philippe Garrel)
PVR ECX 5 | 1:30 pm
Black and white? Check! French? Check! About infidelity? Check! Here’s the perfect arthouse film to watch out for.
Unbranded (Phillip Baribeau)
PVR ECX 2 | 4:30 pm
A documentary about 4 men who ferry 16 wild horses along a course that’s 3000 miles. And you thought your commute was challenging.
Dheepan (Jacques Audiard)
PVR ECX 4 | 7 pm
It won the Palme d’Or at Cannes this year. What’s left to say?
Umrika (Prashant Nair)
PVR Juhu 4 | 2 pm
A film starring Mr. Life of Pi, Suraj Sharma, this is a tale of one brother from rural India looking for another in modern-day America, painted as a mythical land of promise.
Don’t forget to book your seats. View http://www.mumbaifilmfestival.com/ for deets. And let us know if we’ve missed out on a recco in the comments below!