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Thaneer Thaneer (1981)

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Powerful and realistic
7 January 2002 | by (Chennai, India) – See all my reviews

Easily one of K Balachander's best films, if not his best, this is a powerful film essentially on the scarcity of water (which continues to date in Tamil Nadu), but also touches upon corruption, Governmental neglect and high-handedness, and how the bureaucracy is taking the people for a ride. Still relevant, making it a must-see.


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