Titled Watergate — Or: How We Learned to Stop an Out of Control President, it features extensive interviews with surviving players of the 1970s scandal and material from the tapes made by President Richard Nixon.
The Indian Express caught up with the team of upcoming Bollywood film Gully Boy at the ongoing Berlin Film Festival. In a detailed chat, stars of the film Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar and producer Ritesh Sidhwani explain what drew them to the project.
Ondog opens with one of most stunning vistas I’ve seen in a long while: across the vast Mongolian steppes, awash with the changing colour of the skies, lies a naked female body. The murder is not the focal point, though. It’s just a device to allow director Wang Quan’an to gently explore human relationships.
Helena Zengel is terrific as Benni: it is a hard thing to do, to pull off a fully dislikeable character and still keep us with her, and Zengel manages it beautifully. But finally the film is a slog. There is no redemptive arc to her, and to the film.
There are millions of Claras and their families fighting to keep up their spirits around the world. Finally, it takes a kind gesture from someone you didn’t know till then, to keep you from disintegrating.