Written & Directed by Shivram Mony
Rating: *** ½
Thimiram Review: Malayalam cinema continues to go from strength to strength. There is no denying the freshness fecundity and relevance of cinematic content from Kerala. Thimiram(meaning Cataract) is the latest thought provoking product from the state of plenty.
Thimiram tells the story of 70-year old family man Sudhakaran(played brilliantly by K K Sudhakaran) who is….there is no polite way of putting this…a sexual pervert and a predator. The writer-director spares us none of the details of Sudhakaran’s sleazy lurid exploits. Early on he visits a prostitute whom he insults and underpays and berates for not keeping condoms handy. Soon he is in the neighbouring grocery store run by a dignified widow,touching her asking her if she’s free in the night showing at her gate drunk getting caught by her…