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Cinemawala (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | 13 May 2016 (India)
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Digital cinema threatens the survival of a small town movie theatre in West Bengal, leading to a tussle between the owner and his son.

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Kaushik Ganguly
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Credited cast:
Paran Banerjee ... Pranabendu
Parambrata Chatterjee ... Prakash
Arun Guhatharkurta Arun Guhatharkurta ... Hori
Sohini Sarkar ... Moumita
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Pranabendu Das is a retired film exhibitor from a small-town in West Bengal. He owns a movie theatre 'Kamalini' named after his separated wife. With the advancement of technology and the arrival of the digital medium, this man was compelled to let go of his theatre which projected films only on celluloid. Prakash is unperturbed by his father, Pranab's condition. He is an opportunist, who would never give morality a chance while making himself an established businessman. He sells pirated DVDs of feature films in the town. This is a father-son relationship tale weaved through the beautiful backdrop of cinema. Pranab has always maintained himself as a true Cinemawala, whereas, Prakash is also spreading films among the people, but in a way not so acceptable to his father. Written by madhupreya21@gmail.com

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Drama | Family

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13 May 2016 (India) See more »

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INR 50,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Movie about a Ethical person and his fight for his ethics..
31 May 2016 | by buddha_bwnSee all my reviews

Cinemawala, a Bengali movie by Kaushik Gangopadhyay, director well known for his brilliant cinema and he lived more than his expectation this time. After Rituparno Ghosh he is undoubtedly the best.

If you describe this movie about struggling single screen theaters or clash between father and son, it will be totally wrong, rather take it a struggle by a intellectual person for this moral values and ethics with which the old man lived his entire life. It is a complete blend of emotions, morals, modern strife for living and believe me it will leave you with something to think about..

what a acting by Paran Bandhopadhyay as cinemawala and Arun Guhathakurta as Hori.. Just Exceptional can't say in words!!! locations of sub urban Bengal is captured rightfully.

And one think Please don't watch this movie in pirated DVD Or torrent download, because it will be insult to such a good cinema.


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