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A Death In The Gunj

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A Death in the Gunj” is set in a colonial town in the winters of 1979. What starts as an uneventful family holiday takes a twist when the guests start playing with the spirits. It is nothing tangible but insinuates its way into the group until the holiday has ended in an implosion, resulting in an unavoidable event. An atmospheric directorial debut by actress Konkona Sen sharma.

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139 reviews

Summary of 139 reviews.

#SuperDirection
2
#AwesomeStory
2
#Wellmade
1
#Blockbuster
1
#WowMusic
1
#GoodActing
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#Rocking
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excellent
Sudipa
Booked on
10/10
excellent

after almost a decade, watched something as subtle and as powerful at the same time as A Death in the Gunj...konkona sen sharma has nailed it...the mo ...more

6 Years ago
A Death In The Gunj
Vaisakh
Booked on
10/10
A Death In The Gunj

A Death in the Gunj is as lovely as a poem, as disturbing as art and as mysterious as life. Definitely doesn't look like the directorial debut of Konk ...more

6 Years ago
Lovingly crafted movie
Ashwin
Booked on
10/10
Lovingly crafted movie

This is a little gem of a movie, with pitch perfect casting, excellent pacing and very competent direction. The movie takes you to a world of languid  ...more

6 Years ago
Creeps into your blood
Abhi Ram
10/10
Creeps into your blood

One of those movies where you don't exactly know what the movie is about until the last few minutes. Amazing direction and cinematography.. Clearly no ...more

6 Years ago
wow!
Ngurang
Booked on
10/10
wow!

Indian cinema just got redefined! Konkona is a wonderful writer and director, Indian cinema should award her for her work, if not atleast acknowledge.

6 Years ago

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A Death In The Gunj
India Today
8/10
A Death In The Gunj

A group of adults and a child on vacation. Idle is as idle can be. In a bucolic, `godforsaken` paradise. Konkona Sensharma`s directorial debut has eve ...more

A Death In The Gunj
Rediff
8/10
A Death In The Gunj

Christmas holidays in 1979. A group of young individuals drive in a light blue Ambassador from Calcutta to McCluskieganj in Bihar. There is Nandu, a  ...more

A Death In The Gunj
Firstpost
8/10
A Death In The Gunj

Perhaps one of the most bewildering things about Konkona Sen Sharma`s directorial debut, A Death in the Gunj, is not being able to label or categorise ...more

A Death In The Gunj
Rajeev Masand
8/10
A Death In The Gunj

The word `slow` in a movie review is more often than not construed as overlong, sluggish, and boring. Let`s face it, it`s a bad word especially when u ...more

A Death In The Gunj: Film Review – Subtle Yet Powerful
BMS Reviewer
7/10
A Death In The Gunj: Film Review – Subtle Yet Powerful

Verdict - Konkona Sen Sharma marks her debut as a director with a stellar film. When we were introduced to Konkona Sen Sharma as an actress, one thi ...more

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