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New Directors/New Films 2020 — Dispatch 3: Nasir, The Metamorphosis of Birds, The Cloud in Her Room

Nasir What’s immediately striking about Nasir, Arun Karthick’s sophomore feature, is the ebb-and-flow rhythm of its slice-of-life portraiture. Karthick immediately and consistently trains his camera on the toil of hands, maestros of daily drudgery; characters’ heads, meanwhile, often extend beyond the frame, as if…

December 17, 2020
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