Friday, January 09, 2009

Slumdog Millionaire

See it.

PS: A review that greatly disagrees. It forces me to pinpoint the exact reasons I liked the movie. In large part it is the unquenchable spirit of the young Jamal Malik. Moreover it is a Dickensian story but without the objectionable Dickens' assumption that pedigree shows.

Also, after following the news this week, a loose metaphor floating in my mind was that Jamal is a Gazan Palestinian; and she whom he seeks is the Palestinian state. So despite it all one can hope for a happy ending.

1 comment:

Rajan P. Parrikar said...

http://www.nypress.com/article-18907-the-mis-education-of-a-millionaire.html