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  • Questioning Sairat’s politics

    Dipak Barkhade, 26 July 2016

    With regard to the seeming humbleness of Parshya, isn't he rather transformed into a less resistant but more vulnerable identity in the symbolic sense...

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  • Questioning Sairat’s politics

    Dr. Suguna Rao, 26 July 2016

    A very interesting analytical review of Sairat. Gender issues are not satisfactorily dealt with unless it includes women's voices.

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  • Questioning Sairat’s politics

    Karen Miranda, 26 July 2016

    The movie does not focus on purity and pollution -- if one recollects the bathing scene, the female, upper-caste character uses the same well as the l...

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