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Richter Scale 7.6

Richter Scale  7.6 (Malayalam, Roots Video/ Koode)

Starring Murugan Martin, Ashok Kumar Peringode

Directed by  Jeeva KJ

Rating: **

Richter Scale  7.6 Review: The waves of   raves  are so  predictable. In  our country any cinema  about poverty, powered and punctuated  by long bouts of silence when  nothing happens, gets the  critics in a state  of collective orgasm.

Alas, not every film about  rural poverty is  Pather Panchali. And needless to say, Jeeva KJ is no Satyajit Ray. The silences in this  film are…how do we  say it?…unbearably sultry. In Ray’s ather Panchali. the  sounds of silence spoke to us  in a language that needs no words. Here the  silences do not speak. The  shroud the  caderverous   plot in sheaths  of disfigured distress.As if  saving money  on  subtitles.

 There are only two characters  in a  ramshackle but suspiciously neat  hut(art director gets marks for  the studied authenticity). The…

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