Set in the 50s in a remote part of Travancore Cochin, the story tells of a village, threatened by electrification. This masterfully crafted tale delightfully depicts the trials and triumphs in the lives of many of the villagers, before and after the introduction of electricity. How will the introduction of electricity affect the lives of the villagers? Will it prove to be a boon or a bane?
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This movie can be seen as a continuation of Aravindan's earlier film Thampu (The Circus Tent, 1978) and his cartoon series Cheriya Manushyarum Valiya Lokavum (The Small Man and the Big World). Thampu, shot in black and white in a direct documentary mode, dealt with the roving street circus of Kerala. Read More