Bite The Mango film festival, which concuded on 26th of last month in UK, had more than enough share of Bollywood films. Along with films like Bruce Almighty and Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, it spotlighted A R Rahman. A small documentary called The Making of Bombay Dreams also featuerd along with Mani Ratnam‘s Saathiya.
Indian cinema reaching reaching international screens is the best thing ever happened to the Indian Film industry. Moreover, a dozen hindhi films including Shantaram’s 1955 classic Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baje and Shekar/Anil Kapoor’s hit flick Mr.India got nominated for the screenings. 1942 – A Love Story was one of the highest rated films in this festival.
Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now Redux (*ing Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando and Matrix fame Laurence Fishburne) was also spotlighted. Undoubtedly it is one of the extraordinary films carrying the genius of Coppola. A must see.