**this article contains spoilers**
The recently released Talaash directed by Reema Kagti, starring Aamir Kahan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor will long be remembered as a good movie where glamorous superstars of our time are seen playing convincing character roles. Apart from its refreshing theme of presenting crime from an unorthodox angle, Talaash is a movie that explores a fresh treatment of the supernatural genre. Though both the writers–Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar– have said that Talaash was based on a real-life incident that took place near Haji Ali Road in Mumbai; it is interesting to note that the film bears certain similarities with a 2007 Macedonian film Shadows (Macedonian: Сенки, Transliteration: Senki) directed, produced and written by Milčo Mančevski.
“Shadows” by Milčo Mančevski
Like Talaash, Shadows is about a crime, committed in the past and lost in collective consciousness,