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Circle of Gold
Calcutta where myth, religion and folktales co-exist with aspirational life-style adverts
Documentary 1988 50 mins
Director: Uday Bhattacharya
Calcutta where myth, religion and folktales co-exist with aspirational life-style adverts. Experimental documentary about the relationship between India and the West, beginning with Indian comic strip heroes and the aphorisms of the Bhagavard Gita, questioning how modernity can exist with tradition. Directed by Uday Bhattacharya.
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