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A Journey Into Indian Cinema
7.4
/10
585 Ratings

Om Dar-B-Dar

ओम-दर-ब-दर | Om Dar-B-Dar

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Directed by Kamal Swaroop
India, 1988
Comedy, Thriller, Cult
      Hindi
      English, Portuguese

Synopsis

Om, an adolescent boy living in an Indian village, is good at only one thing: holding his breath for a long time. His father Babuji left his government job to dedicate his time to astrology. Fascinated with magic and religion, Om visits a fantasy city and takes a home close to a frog pond.

Our take

Indian new wave filmmaker Kamal Swaroop’s debut feature is a postmodern portrait of day-to-day life in the town of Ajmer. Told through idiosyncratic imagery, unusual dialogues, and irreverence, this film is a cult-classic of Indian experimental cinema.

A Journey Into Indian Cinema

Synopsis

Om, an adolescent boy living in an Indian village, is good at only one thing: holding his breath for a long time. His father Babuji left his government job to dedicate his time to astrology. Fascinated with magic and religion, Om visits a fantasy city and takes a home close to a frog pond.

Our take

Indian new wave filmmaker Kamal Swaroop’s debut feature is a postmodern portrait of day-to-day life in the town of Ajmer. Told through idiosyncratic imagery, unusual dialogues, and irreverence, this film is a cult-classic of Indian experimental cinema.

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Om Dar-B-DarDirected byKamal Swaroop
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Awards & Festivals

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International Film Festival Rotterdam
1990
2015

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