Archive Cinema City 2010.

Road, Movie

Road, Movie

Genre: Comedy/Drama
Country: India / USA
Year: 2009
Duration: 95 min.

Director: Dev Benegal
Scenario: Dev Benegal

Cast: Abhay Deol, Satish Kaushik, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Mohammed Faizal

Programme selection: Exit Point


Vishnu, a young man driven by wanderlust, escapes his father's faltering hair oil business.

An old truck beckons, which Vishnu sees as his ticket to freedom. He offers to drive the antique Chevy across the desert to the sea, where it has been sold to a local museum. As he sets off across the harsh terrain, he discovers he’s not merely transporting a battered vehicle, but an old touring cinema. 



Dev Benegal’s work represents modern Indian cinema, which is distinct from the realist or popular traditions of Indian cinema. The strength of his films has been their humor, his characters and his unique style, combining Indian narrative and western genre.

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