The Great Indian Kitchen
Director: Jeo Baby
Cast: Nimisha Sajayan, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Ajitha V.M.
India 2020, 100 mins, Malayalam with English subtitles
There have been many films that discuss patriarchy, but you've never seen patriarchy brought to life in such an impactful and cinematic way. It's a singular and uniquely immersive experience that takes you into the life of a newly married girl, as you experience her day-to-day routine of tending to the needs of her husband and in-laws. What begins as routine and responsibility slowly becomes nothing short of a harrowing ordeal. Not only is it phenomenal filmmaking, The Great Indian Kitchen is a penetrating portrait of the life that too many women Indian lead.
Pre-recorded Q&A with director and cast.
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