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Sivapuranam
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SIVAPURANAM

The Strange Case of Shiva

Directed by Arun Karthick
India, 2016
Drama

Synopsis

An esoteric take on young designer Shiva’s obsession with the photo of a girl snapped during a mysterious encounter. Within his daily routine, he focuses obsessively on this picture of her that keeps triggering his voyeuristic impulses.

Synopsis

An esoteric take on young designer Shiva’s obsession with the photo of a girl snapped during a mysterious encounter. Within his daily routine, he focuses obsessively on this picture of her that keeps triggering his voyeuristic impulses.

Our take

Self-taught filmmaker Arun Karthick makes a remarkable debut with this surreal, abstract, and minimalist film. Poetically scrutinizing the layers of loneliness, voyeurism, and obsession, Sivapuranam creates a haunting feeling of mystery that lingers on after the lights come up.