“Uncle Aunty” – A Movie Review
Read Time:1 Minute, 29 Second

“Uncle Aunty” – A Movie Review

0 0

Seven Minutes Well Spent

“Uncle Aunty” is a dramatic 7-minute experimental comedy that makes you pause scrolling through the pages of social media to think about actual life. This award-winning narrative by filmmaker Pankul Gupta is worth watching and sharing for all relevant reasons. It revolves around Aunty’s (RICHA KAPOOR) obsession to social media and Uncle’s (VIJAY KALIA) old age struggles.

5

For me the winners in the film were Gupta’s sincere characters eloquently depicted by both actors. Generally, the youth is shown to be hooked to the digital world. Here, Gupta has taken up a completely ignored section of the society in this context, which believe it or not, is actually equally smitten by the dotcom revolution. Additionally, the vintage black and white effect was more like a reverse interpretation emphasizing on the crux of the story loud and clear.

The film opens with Uncle struggling to find a slippery soap in the shower while fighting shivers of common cold and Aunty gossiping away with her friend on Facebook. The plot takes a dramatic turn when Aunty collapses. But why? Watch the film to find out. 

About Pankul Gupta

23559377_10210637620842182_7037972113285129328_n

Pankul is a Delhi-based filmmaker. He made his first short film in 2010. He has worked as AD and script supervisor for various production houses in Mumbai. He has also worked for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI – 2014) as a film programmer in the foreign section under the tenure of Festival Director Mr. Shankar Mohan. “Uncle Aunty” is his 3rd short film.

In my personal opinion, I think Pankul Gupta has incredible potential as a filmmaker and storyteller. He seems to have a unique flair of storytelling and I cannot wait to watch more of his work.

Meanwhile, enjoy the film here.

About Post Author

Surabhi Pandey

Surabhi Pandey, a former Delhi Doordarshan presenter, is a journalist currently based in Singapore. She is the author of ‘Nascent Wings’ and ‘Saturated Agitation’ and has contributed to over 15 anthologies in English and Hindi in India and Singapore. She writes on topics related to lifestyle and travel and is an active reporter on the tech startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia. She is the editor and founder of The Vent Machine.
Happy
Happy
0 %
Sad
Sad
0 %
Excited
Excited
0 %
Sleepy
Sleepy
0 %
Angry
Angry
0 %
Surprise
Surprise
0 %

Average Rating

5 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

Leave a Reply

Previous post The Social House Is Now On TV!
Next post ‘The Love That Didn’t Last’ by Arunima
%d bloggers like this: