The year is 1991. The Soviet Union has collapsed and Armenia is at the threshold of her independence. It has been ten years since twenty-three-year-old Eve left her homeland and emigrated ...
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In Sancharram ("The Journey"), Kiran is mortified by her growing lesbian desire for the effervescent Delilah, in an idyllic Indian village where arranged marriage is the only acceptable form of coupling.
Ligy J. Pullappally
Suhasini V. Nair,
Kishan Singh, his wife, and an only child, a son, Raj, live in India. Kishan runs his household by working as a school-teacher. They want their son to grow up well educated, and live a ... See full summary »
The year is 1991. The Soviet Union has collapsed and Armenia is at the threshold of her independence. It has been ten years since twenty-three-year-old Eve left her homeland and emigrated to New York City with her parents. Eve struggles to pursue her passion as a photographer while waitressing at nights. However, amidst the ever continuous vitality of America, Eve yearns for stillness that will soothe her soul. Tragedy strikes, transforming her dreams into nightmares. Eve learns that in Armenia her childhood friend, Arman, has been killed. Unexpectedly she gets called on an assignment to photograph the events taking place in the Caucasus and finds herself on a journey that changes her life. Facing her past both culturally and emotionally, Eve finds herself caught up in the independence movement of Armenia and the crisis of committing to a man, whom she falls in love with. Written by
J F Productions
After reading the comments here I was more interested to watch this film so I order the DVD through amazon.com. After watching 'THE JOURNEY' and it's behind the scenes footage I was very impressed with the stylistic choice that these filmmakers approached. I found the story very touching and true to ones experience. Great cinematography and superb acting.
But I was very saddened by the 'comments' made by `GAintablian' and `harrya007' because their uneducated write-up is purely written not as a comment but as a personal attack to filmmakers with the agenda of harming the film. As `GAintablian' so called comment on a filmmaker should not leave the camera fixed on shots. Just for his knowledge these are called 'Protracted Shots' which in this film was used to underline Eve's state of existence which suggest the influence of such master of cinema as Theo Angelopoulos which brings on the screen the strong sense of character nuance, and social realities.
As far as `harrya007' write-up. what can I say it is self explanatory that this person has not seen the film and is willing to put down these filmmakers 3 years of hard work for his/her selfish reasons.
It is understandable if one doesn't like a movie or some what likes a movie. As is in the case of this film there are few people that didn't like as much as I did but their 'comments' are comments, pointing out what they did like or didn't like about the movie.
Enough said. I know that people who come to this site they know what comments are genuine as I did. So I recommend this film to all specially to those who appreciate Theo Angelopoulos' films such as 'ULYSSES' GAZE'.
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