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The Terrorist (1998)
"Theeviravaathi: The Terrorist" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  19 October 2000 (Australia)
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A young female terrorist goes on a suicide assassination mission, but her resolve to complete it is put to the test.

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Credited cast:
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Malli
K. Krishna ...
Lover
Sonu Sisupal ...
Leader
Vishwas ...
Lotus
Anuradha ...
Sumitra
Bhavani ...
Old Lady
Parmeshwaran ...
Vasu
Gopal ...
Gopal
Saravana ...
Traitor
Anna Durai ...
Photographer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bhanu Prakash ...
Perumal
Shyam Sunder ...
Army Officer
Vishnuvardhan ...
Thyagu (as Vishnu Vardhan)
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Malli is a 19 year old girl, who joined a terrorist organization at a very young age after her brother was killed in the cause. Now in her young adulthood, she volunteers for a suicide assassination mission to kill a VIP in the service of her cause. With intricate preparations and seemingly firm resolve, she makes her way to the target area where the plot will be executed. However, events occur that make her question her determination to complete her mission and the very nature of the sacrifice that she is called upon to make. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Budget:

INR 1,091,250 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,750 (USA) (14 January 2000)

Gross:

$140,021 (USA) (21 April 2000)
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The greatest movie with the least dialogue since silent films.
2 September 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie should be seen, if for any other reason than to see a story told with minimal dialogue. The script couldn't have been more than 30 pages. Great visuals, and great acting using expression and editing. The only problem is that the ending should have been cut by about 5 seconds. Once you see it you will know what I am talking about. With little dialogue I was suprised how enthralled I was. I never once remember feeling like the movie should move faster. Worth a view.


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