Kaasav
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Kaasav

Marathi
Drama
06 Oct, 2017
1 hrs 45 mins
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748 votes
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Janaki is trying to find the meaning of life in a sea-turtle conservation project run in a coastal village. She accidentally meets a young man who has escaped from a hospital where he was being treated after he attempted suicide. Janaki tries to create a non-judgmental, non-intrusive, warm atmosphere to help him bloom. She herself, her driver-assistant Yadu, conservationist Dattabhau, helper Bablya and the street-kid Parshu become the vulnerable young man's support system.
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Verdict: A cinematically brilliant depiction of life`s struggles. The Marathi film Kaasav (meaning turtle) made headlines early this year by winning the prestigious National Award for Best Feature Film. But it didn`t give much mileage to the film as the makers had their share of struggles in finding the right distribution platform. This happens to []... ...Read full review
Kaasav, the current Golden Lotus winner at the National Awards, is the third film by the director duo Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar that deals with mental health issues. Their Devrai (2004) dealt with schizophrenia, and Astu (2015) with Alzheimers. Kaasav deals with depression, to complete a trilogy of sorts. In its visual and narrative style, Kaasav is quite different than the duos earlier films. ...Read full review
A majority of our films are made to entertain, but there are those exceptions that choose a different route. The National Award winning Kaasav is one such example. Not only does it add to directors Bhave and Sukthankar`s list of acclaimed films but also puts a much needed thought process in motion- one that discusses depression and suicide like any other physical ailment and urges the society to do so too. ...Read full review
Kaasav (meaning: Turtle) is a feature film on Depression and suicide, directed by ace filmmakers Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar whose filmography has always been concentrated around pressing mental health issues. ...Read full review

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