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Supermen of Malegaon (Malegaon Ka Superman)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:June 29, 2012
Running time:52 minutes
Cast:Sheikh Nasir, Akram Khan, Shafique, Farogh Jafri
Director:Faiza Ahmad Khan
Producer:Chung Yong Park, Junichi Katayama

Description: Malegaon, a small town tucked away near the heart of India geographically, is fraught with communal tension and under severe economic depression. To escape the harsh reality of their world, its people seek refuge in the fantastical world of cinema. This passion for cinema has spurred a group of cinema enthusiasts to make their own films-quirky, low budget, socially aware and notoriously funny spoofs of Bollywood films. Their ambition has grown and now they are ready to take on Hollywood and Superman. We follow them on this journey. At times funny, tragic, contemplative. Always warm and engaging. And as the film begins to take shape, through schemes and approaches that are sublimely ingenious, simply bizarre and purely hysterical, we also slowly discover Malegaon itself. A microcosm that embodies and reflects the complexities of modern small town India. Where the modern and the traditional rub shoulders...

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