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21 Ratings

The Man of the Story


Directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan
India, 1997


Poetic and political film against the historical background of a Southern Indian state follows the life of a petit-bourgeois country kid as he grows up to be a left-wing radical – human elements stay on top.

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The Man of the Story
Directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

1998 | Main Programme

San Francisco International Film Festival


Bombay International Film Festival

1997 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize