Category: Cricket

1983 (Dir. Abrid Shine, 2014, India)

1983 begins with a montage revelling India‚Äôs 1983 world cup victory at Lords, a visible moment in Indian postcolonial history, imbuing the 1983 team with an inimitable political symbolism that remains seminal for Indian cricket fans. Sports films often function through the endless spectator pleasures of catharsis. The success of Lagaan initiated a transitory cycle […]