07 May, 2021

Finding Fanny

If the characters seem to come straight out of Mario Miranda carto­ons, the telling seems to have taken a page out of Amelie...

Finding Fanny

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Pankaj Kapur, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor
Directed by Homi Adjania

Homi Adjania sets the tongue-in-cheek tone for Finding Fanny right at the start, with the disclaimer itself. It states that parts of the story are true and those are the ones which are the strangest. After the mainstream detour he took with Cocktail, Adjania goes back to his familiar, oddball zone, the one we witnessed in his delightful debut film, Being Cyrus.

He takes us away from the sand, beaches and shacks of Goa to its quiet, lovely interiors, setting the story in the fictional, sleepy Pocolim village where “everyone’s business is also everybody else’s...

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