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நவம்பர் 26, 2007

Polladhavan

Filed under: தமிழ்த் திரைப்படம்,English — பாலாஜி @ 8:57 பிப
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I enjoyed watching polladhavan today — the director has done a great job with the story and the screenplay — the dialogue also deserves special mention which is teeming with wit, at the same time maintaining the nativity and realism.

The story which is essentially the bond that an youngster forms with his bike is refreshing.

The screenplay is engrossing (minus the songs) and the director employs a nice technique of shifting the narrative when the two protagonists criss-cross with each other.

However, the thing that impressed me the most about the movie is the fact that it is refreshingly non-judgmental — the director clearly does not thrust his opinions on us, instead, letting us decide if we like the characters. The reason the director is able to achieve this is mainly because of the script — the script lets most of the people behave in a “reasonable” fashion.

Consider the two gangster characters ‘selvam’ and ‘out’ who are almost portrayed as following the hindu philosophy of ‘karmayoga’!! (although some may allege they are glorified) Or consider the police, who sure take bribes from gangsters, but show common-sense throughout the movie, especially in the scene in which they let dhanush go since he has a proper alibi.

The only character that is clearly ‘evil’ is the villain — but one can easily empathize with this character even.
————————Digression starts—————————————————————
What do you do when you are constantly under the shadow of a more “powerful” (as the villain sees) guy. If you fail to reconcile with this fact, how do you gain your own ‘self-respect’? Ofcourse, the answer is
by resorting to “villainous” deeds to regain “control”.
———————–Digression Ends——————————————————————-

Polladhavan is an entertaining movie with an intelligent script, great screenplay, impressive acting and mildly irritating songs.

— Vijay.

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