BLACK FRIDAY (Anurag Kashyap, 2004)

Essentially aping the style of Constantinos Costa-Gavras’s political thriller Z (1969), which is pitched somewhere between documentary and bug-eyed sensationalism, with a sprinkling of satire, writer-director Anurag Kashyap’s nearly three-hour Black Friday both depicts and deconstructs the Muslim bombings in Bombay/Mumbai on March 12, 1993. It depicts also the bloody retaliatory aftermath. Based on the […]