This is a film that was recommended in the comments last Monday, after I admitted to an affection for Asif Ali. A fascinating film, about big fish and little fish and swimming with the water and seeing what is underneath.
Well, this was a nice little movie! Which is what I was looking for, a nice happy sunshiney Malayalam movie to watch while it was freezing cold outside. Oh, and also, Asif Aslam was in it, and I like him.
You know the problem with pioneer films? They are so groundbreaking and wonderful when they come out, but then after they have cut out the new path, the films that come after it are so much more luxurious and elaborate, it makes that poor struggling scratched and damaged first film look like nothing in comparison.
We are now almost a week into all Salman coverage (because Sultan has got me all excited!), but I decided it was time to take a break and slip in a Malayalam review, just for a change. And I picked the least Salman-y film of them all, Ozhimuri, all about the Matrilineal system.