The Fish Curry

Maacher Jhol

12 mins
8.4 / 10 (411)


Lalit, 28, decides to come-out to his own parents. In order to reveal his sexuality, seeking acceptance, he cooks his father favorite fish curry.

MUBI's take

Abhishek Verma uses the cooking of a delicate dish as an exquisite metaphor for a sensitive subject in this captivating short. The hand-drawn animation and subdued colour palette create a unique texture that lends beautiful depth to the emotional conundrums of the central character.

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