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22 Ratings



Directed by Raam Reddy
India, United States, 2015


In a remote village in South India, three generations of sons react to the death of Century Gowda, their grandfather, a 101-year-old man. The three storylines intertwine before converging at Century Gowda’s “Thithi”, the final funeral celebration eleven days after a death.

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Funeral Directed by Raam Reddy

Critics reviews

A sometimes poet who studied television production, Bi Gan is in his mid-twenties, like Raam Reddy, director of the Indian entry Thithi, a multigenerational folk-comedy that is also steeped in the rhythms and textures of village life, and also tags its young director as someone to watch.
March 16, 2016
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The end result may feel a bit underwhelming or haphazard because of the free-form plotting, but Reddy disperses so much meaning throughout, whether in wide-angle shots of the surrounding village or a focus on background faces, that the film’s scenic textures become one of the filmmaker’s key interests.
December 17, 2015
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A film that is funny, humane, and seemingly effortless, this young director has coaxed from a massive cast and a specific setting a great deal of character, an evocation of a locality and its society, and wrapped it all in a Renoirian understanding of human behavior. The film is a real pleasure.
August 10, 2015
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