green chilies und der DIFC präsentieren: Maqbool

MAQBOOL (Hindi: मक़बूल)

Regie: Vishal Bharadwaj, Indien, 2003, 132 Min., Literaturadaption/Spielfilm, Farbe, Urdu und Hindi mit englischen Untertiteln (UT) Cast: Pankaj Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Piyush Mishra, Ajay Gehi

Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India’s commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen (Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah respectively) take the roles of the weird sisters. Jahangir Khan/Abbaji (Pankaj Kapoor) is the aging leader of a criminal gang. Nimmi (Tabu) is his mistress. Members of the gang include Maqbool (Irrfan Khan), Kaka (Piyush Mishra) and his son Guddu (Ajay Gehi). Things turn ugly when his mistress, Nimmi, starts to have an affair with one of his men, Maqbool, who has aspirations of succeeding Abbaji one day. Nimmi and Maqbool plot and carry out his death; the sea plays the role of Birnham wood. Maqbools dreams come true when he takes over as the new underworld leader, without realizing that he, too, has become a target of another faction of Abbaji ‘s men…

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Wann? : Mittwoch, 4. Juli 2007, 20:00 Uhr

Wo? : Restaurant RADHA, Hardenbergstraße 9a, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg, zwischen Steinplatz und Ernst-Reuter-Platz, gegenüber TU-Mensa, Bus 245, Tel: 030 – 31 51 83 82 – EINTRITT FREI – Indisches Filmclub-Spezial-Büffet nur 4,50 Euro

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