Films have become repetitive : Adoor

He has contributed some of the finest work to Indian cinema but film director Adoor Gopalakrishnan believes that movies today fail to make an impact on the audience.

“If you want to be mature as a filmmaker, you have to be ruthless with your film. Only then will it make an impact on the audience. The film should always keep you on the edge and curious about what is going to happen next. Today’s films have become repetitive,” Mr. Gopalakrishnan said.

The 70-year-old director was in the capital to attend the Jeevika Film Festival that showcases socially relevant documentaries by professional and amateur filmmakers. Known for his films such as ‘Swayamvaram,’ ‘Kodiyettam,’ ‘Elippathayam’ and documentaries, Mr. Gopalakrishnan said irrespective of enthusiasm and creativity one had to think about the logistics.

“I am really happy that Jeevika is giving a platform to aspiring filmmakers to show their talent, and not just that, they are also funding some of the films. One has to think about the logistics, no matter how much talent you have,” Mr. Gopalakrishnan said.


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