The protagonist, Arvind Desai, the son of a businessman, occasionally dates the company’s secretary and discusses politics and art with a Marxist colleague.
The chaotic, bustling underbelly of Mumbai comes alive in this compelling drama about the existential crisis of a young privileged man. Through the ambiguous idealism of its confused protagonist, Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastan reflects on social injustice and class divide in urban India.
Michelangelo Antonioni, 1957, Italy
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Yeşim Ustaoğlu, 1999, Turkey
Jia Zhangke, 1997, China
Jean-Pierre Dardenne,Luc Dardenne, 1996, Belgium
Erick Zonca, 2008, France
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France