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Gandu (2010)

Unrated | | Drama | 29 October 2010 (USA)
Gandu is an angry young man who raps about his hatred of life, and of his mother. He and his rickshaw-puller friend enter the world of smack, rap, porn and horror. Reality and fiction, ... See full summary »

Directors:

Qaushiq Mukherjee (as Kaushik Mukherjee), Qaushiq Mukherjee (as Q)

Writer:

Qaushiq Mukherjee (as Kaushik Mukherjee)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anubrata Basu ... Gandu (as Anubrata)
Joyraj Bhattacharya ... Ricksha / Rickshaw driver, (as Joyraj)
Rii Sen Rii Sen ... The Angel / Hooker
Kamalika Banerjee ... Kamalika / Gandu's mother
Shilajit Majumdar ... Dasbabu / Gandu's mother's lover
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Soumyajit Majumdar Soumyajit Majumdar
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Storyline

Gandu is an angry young man who raps about his hatred of life, and of his mother. He and his rickshaw-puller friend enter the world of smack, rap, porn and horror. Reality and fiction, surreal and bizarre come together. Can Gandu survive? Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Bengali

Release Date:

29 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asshole See more »

Filming Locations:

Calcutta, West Bengal, India

Company Credits

Production Co:

Oddjoint Art Pvt. Ltd. See more »
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2.35 : 1
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What's the point? I'm not even shocked.
14 August 2012 | by archilocushwySee all my reviews

Yea yea, purposeless life, meaningless existence, emptiness engulfing him. Life for this guy - Gandu sucks real bad. But the movie does not need to suffer from emptiness also. period.

The movie has a weird sorta nihilism all the way. A movie like Salo by Pasolini with probably the same intentions as Q's Gandu turned out so much better than this.

Sex used to add shock value, weird characters, Irritating lyrics, dirty bleak world of Gandu, close and jerky camera shots, no story, whore mommy with no explanation of her intentions, weird Bruce lee sorta friend/ rickshaw puller- makes for a good headache in the end.


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