Flashback #20: “Lagaan”

Flashback #20: “Lagaan”


On the screen, the Indian insurrections against the arrogance of the English settlers passes through a cricket game. In Piazza Grande the audience gets excited, supports and dances, imitating the moves of the main characters. For the Western festivals the discovery of Bollywood has one beginning: the exciting screening of Ashutosh Gowariker's Lagaan in 2001, during the 55° edition of the Festival del film Locarno.

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