Subramaniyapuram: The Tamil Film In English Translation

Subramaniyapuram: The Tamil Film In English Translation

  • Author: M Sasikumar
  • Publisher: Blaft Publications Pvt Ltd
  • ISBN: 9789383260843
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A gritty tale of love, betrayal, and violence set in the South Indian temple city of Madurai in the early 1980s, Subramaniyapuram (2008) was one of the first in a wave of realist Tamil films that have caught the attention of filmmakers from around the world. This collector’s volume contains the English translation of the screenplay, a gallery of stills and posters, essays by Baradwaj Rangan, Anand Pandian, Constantine Nakassis and Preminda Jacob on the film, its context in Tamil film history and the innovative publicity campaign that accompanied its release and an exclusive interview with director M. Sasikumar about the making of the film.


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