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Realism and more

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KARACHI: Distinguished Italian film-maker and one of the foremost exponents of art-house cinema Federico Fellini did not see any line between the real and the imaginary. If someone asked him about his convoluted film narratives he’d snub him, suggesting everything was realistic. The undeniable fact is that realism in art cannot be defined in abstract […]

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Zinda Bhaag — ushering in a new era for Pakistani cinema

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Zinda Bhaag will not win the Oscar. Not because it is not good enough, but because it is impossible for its nuance, humour and wit to be translated into English. The very thing that will make it a sensation in Pakistan and India will work against it at the Academy: its authentic voice that speaks […]

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