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Mango Souffle

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Mahesh Dattani

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 580 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Mango Souffle, India’s first major gay-themed film, is an adaptation of Mahesh Dattani’s seminal play On a Muggy Night in Mumbai. Kamlesh, a young gay man, invites his friends home ostensibly for an evening of camaraderie. However, with the arrival of his sister and her fiance, a series of dramatic confrontations is set into motion, leading to startling revelations and unexpected catharsis. Directed by Dattani himself, the film made a splash at various film festivals abroad and even won the Mostra Lambda Award for best film at the Barcelona Film Festival in 2002. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Mango Souffle, India’s first major gay-themed film, is an adaptation of Mahesh Dattani’s seminal play On a Muggy Night in Mumbai. Kamlesh, a young gay man, invites his friends home ostensibly for an evening of camaraderie. However, with the arrival of his sister and her fiance, a series of dramatic confrontations is set into motion, leading to startling revelations and unexpected catharsis. Directed by… (more)

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Mango Souffle, India’s first major gay-themed film, is an adaptation of Mahesh Dattani’s seminal play On a Muggy Night in Mumbai. Kamlesh, a young gay man, invites his friends home ostensibly for an evening of camaraderie. However, with the arrival of his sister and her fiance, a series of dramatic confrontations is set into motion, leading to startling revelations and unexpected catharsis. Directed by Dattani himself, the film made a splash at various film festivals abroad and even won the Mostra Lambda Award for best film at the Barcelona Film Festival in 2002. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

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