Happy Birthday Mohanlal! My Favorite Movie of Yours, Namukku Parkkan Munthirithoppukal

This is such a lovely movie. Poor quality, the only copy available seems to be a bit deteriorated. But you can still feel the reality of the beauty of the world around them. And most of all, the story is so beautiful, hope and love over terrible damage.

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Valentine’s Week of Sex: Namukku Parkkan Munthirithoppukal

This is a movie that is all about sex, without actually having a sex scene. Sex fantasies, sex experimentation, and sexual violence (nothing explicitly shown, but discussed and treated seriously by the plot). And it is also a movie about love and redemption and freedom. It’s just lovely.

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Monday Malayalam: Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal, a Very Light Romance in a Very Dark World

Well this was fun!  A really really good romance, from back when Mohanlal was young and charming (versus now when he is old and charming).  A good romance that took a progressively darker tone as it went on, but still somehow got through to a satisfying ending.

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