In India, a water buffalo hunt goes very wrong. A total cinematic experience combining music, visuals, choreography and subject matter in a brutal critique of a world that collapses as soon as anything runs out. A parable about what awaits us all.
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...
| 91 minutes | 2020
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