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Ottaal (2014)

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Ottaal (The Trap) is an adaptation of one of Anton Chekhov's timeless works, Vanka. A story of the 18th century, but one that has travelled the time and space to be retold in the present ... See full summary »

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Jayaraaj

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Joshy Mangalath
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Credited cast:
Shine Tom Chacko ... Boss
Sabitha Jayaraaj Sabitha Jayaraaj ... Moly
Thomas G. Kannampuzha Thomas G. Kannampuzha ... Betty (as Kannampuzha Thomas)
Ashanth K. Shah Ashanth K. Shah ... Kuttappayi
Kumarakom Vasudevan Kumarakom Vasudevan ... Valyappachy (as Vasudevan)
Vavachan Vavachan ... Outh
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Ottaal (The Trap) is an adaptation of one of Anton Chekhov's timeless works, Vanka. A story of the 18th century, but one that has travelled the time and space to be retold in the present day at a small village in the South of India. Kuttappayi, a young boy, is miserable and desperate as he starts writing a letter to his grandfather from a place, dim and dark. Kuttappayi's recollections takes us to the picturesque locations of Kuttanad, where Kuttappayi and his grandpa, Valiyappachayi, are arriving with their ducks. The village is as pleasant as it can be even though what brings him there is the death of his dearest parents. With hope and freedom, he is about to start his life afresh among the village's letterless postman, the nameless dog, the rich lad, Tinku and many more.

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Director Jayaraaj is known for adapting literary classic into films. He has earlier made films based on Shakespeare's works such as "Othello" and "Antony and Cleopatra". Jayaraaj is a Winner of several national and international awards See more »

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Heart changing movie
20 December 2019 | by siddhartha-dathiSee all my reviews

Definitely mesmerizing this movie every movie lovers... Every shot, every dialogue, every character acting, background music What a great heart touching movie.. must watch serious movie lovers


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1 December 2014 (India) See more »

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