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Ship of Theseus (2012)

 -  Drama  -  19 July 2013 (India)
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Explores questions of identity, justice, beauty, meaning and death through an experimental photographer, an ailing monk and a young stockbroker.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aida Elkashef ...
Aliya (as Aida El-Kashef)
Yogesh Shah ...
Doctor (as Dr. Yogesh Shah)
Faraz Khan ...
Vinay
Hannan Youssef ...
Aliya's mother
Narendra Shah ...
'Uncle'
Chitra Shah ...
Lady in the house
Manan Shah ...
Kid in the house
Aishwarya ...
Girl with the blindfold
Balaji Janardhan ...
Blind & deaf people at the gallery
Abbas K. ...
Blind & deaf people at the gallery
Bharat Pardesi ...
Blind & deaf people at the gallery
Pradeep Sinha ...
Blind & deaf people at the gallery
Akhtar Bhale ...
Blind & deaf people at the gallery
Sidharth Meer ...
Art enthusiast 1
Bonnie Chenevier ...
Art enthusiast 2
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If the parts of a ship are replaced, bit-by-bit, is it still the same ship? A celebrated experimental photographer struggles with the loss of her intuitive genius as an unexpected aftermath of a physical change; an intellectual monk confronting a complex ethical dilemma with a long held ideology, has to choose between principle and death; and a young stockbroker, following the trail of a stolen kidney, learns how intricate morality could be. These disparate characters manifest philosophical dilemmas in their personal lives, but their narratives converge to reveal an even larger fabric of connections, meaning, beauty, existence and death in a delicately poetic finale. Written by Recyclewala

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How do you know where you end and where your environment begins?

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The plotline of a visually impaired photographer was at the recommendation of the film's cinematographer Pankaj Kumar. See more »

Quotes

Aaliya Kamal: I have to draw opinion and assurance about my own art away from what everyone else says.
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Naham Janami
Composed by: Rohit Sharma
Written by: Anand Gandhi
Translated in Prakrit by: Chandrasen
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Celebrating life in a brilliant way
22 July 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Well,after waiting for a long time I went for the first show and the film shocked me.The film marks a new era in Indian independent movie making.Gandhi used three inter inter related stories to find some eternal questions of mankind like life and death,salvation,purpose of life,creation,beauty etc.All these questions came up through a blind photographer,a rigid monk and a stock broker.Brilliant cinematography and music set the right flow for the movie to reach its conclusion.I can tell you that after you will come out of the theater,the movie will make u think and will ask you for the answers of the questions it raised.Till then we can wait for some more good works from the director...my rating 8/10


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