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INDIA | 91 minutes | 2020

A water buffalo escapes from a remote village before it can be eaten. The villagers try to track it down and capture it. As the animal slips through every trap, the village descends into chaos. People reveal their hatred of one another and the microcosm erupts in an explosion of violence. Jallikattu is hands down one of the year’s greatest revelations. A total cinematic experience in both form and content, it’s a brutal critique of our society, of a world that collapses as soon as anything runs out. A powerful parable about what awaits us all.

"There’s one thing for certain: you’ve never seen a film like Jallikattu... alluring, unconscionable, and impossible to avert your eyes from" Slash film
"Jallikattu results in an apocalyptic cinematic ride through hell that reveals the worst of mankind, and the best that cinema has to offer." Bloody Disgusting
"Jallikattu is one of the year's biggest discoveries." Screenanarchy

Toronto Film Festival

Fantastic Fest


Wednesday October 16, 2019

Program #172B
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Sunday October 20, 2019

Program #280
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Lijo Jose Pellissery

No biography

Angamaly Diaries, Ee Maa You, Double Barell

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay S Hareesh, R Jayakumar
  • Producer Thomas Panicker
  • Cast Santhy Balachandran, Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod

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