Film authorship has shaped our understanding of many film cultures around the world and across different media beyond the cinema, as models of auteurism have evolved from France to the United States and through national cinemas from China and India to Iran and Denmark. What auteurism means in theory and in practice has changed significantly due to the pressures of post-structuralist theory, feminist interventions, cultural and racial distinctions, globalization, and the challenges of new media, but it remains a central topic for debate in film and media studies.
Garam Hawa is downbeat and elegiac. Sahni is the head of a Muslim family that is coming apart after the Partition of India. He fills his character with dignity, grief and is never maudlin. Utpal Dutt in Bhuvan Shome, An ageing and strict government employee takes a vacation in the wilderness.
He comes back a changed man. He is kinder, gentler and more connected with himself than before. Dutt conducts a masterclass in acting where he goes from being a martinet to being confused and clumsy and finally, a liberated soul.
In Deewar, he assembles the entire orchestra of rage. Sanjeev Kumar in Angoor, Normally great acting performances are associated with tragedy, or the character exhibiting a panoply of emotions. It is not often that a comic role gets this status. Dilip Kumar in Devdas, Drunkard, loser and a coward.
Who wants to see a character like that?
It was left to Dilip Kumar and his intensity to make you feel for the pathetic fellow. Devdas was an extreme performance; on the deep end of the tragedy ocean. Only an expert of the emotion, which Dilip Kumar is, could have taken the viewer there. Naseeruddin Shah in Sparsh TouchThe film explores a complex relationship between a visually impaired principal Naseeruddin Shah of a school for such children and a teacher Shabana Azmi.
Azmi is terrific but it is Shah whose controlled performance has the right mix of rage, loneliness and, at the same time, extreme vulnerability. Smita Patil in Mirch Masala, Patil was a great actress. Many of her great performances are laser-like in focus on a few things. So Arth for instance was about vulnerability and desire.
Jait Re Jait was about resilience and belief. Mirch Masala covers the entire oeuvre of her acting chops. From the low key of the early frames to the full blast upper registers in the closing stages of the film: The transformation is awesome.
Played with supreme poise, Rekha constructs a character that is unforgettable and heartbreaking. One wonders if the role can be ever be attempted by anyone again.Vastu Shastra is the sublime elucidation of your surrounding and their influence on your life.
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Introduction. Auteurism has arguably been at the center of film practice, theory, and historiography since the s.
Originating in the films and writings of the French New Wave, and specifically in the film criticism of the Cahiers du Cinéma during the s, auteurist criticism usually located the creative center of a film in the controlling perspective of the film’s director, thus.