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The Films of Mani Kaul: USKI ROTI (A Day’s Bread, 1970) – ‘The film is about waiting; it is deliberately slow.’

The opening shots of Uski Roti: the outstretched hand – a Bressonian idiom. ‘The environment of my kind of cinema, which is not experimental because I’ve always known what I’m … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · 3 Comments


UK-based Film Scholar and PhD Researcher (Indian Parallel Cinema) at The University of Manchester (AHRC 2015).

Previously Head of Film (2003 – 2016) at Aquinas College, Stockport.


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