PSYCHO RAMAN (RAMAN RAGHAV 2.0)

Directed by: Anurag Kashyap 2016 | 128 min.

Section: Fantastic Asia

Premiere: Hawaii Premiere

Countries: India

Languages: Hindi, with English subtitles

Genres: Crime, Suspense, Thriller


Synopsis

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India's most notorious filmmaker is back! Anurag Kashyap returns to the big screen with PSYCHO RAMAN. Far from the pomp and extravagance of his recent BOMBAY VELVET, this is a masterpiece of violence and psychological terror, a return to the cinematic oeuvre that made Kashyap famous. This is the dangerous, unpredictable Anurag Kashyap that the West fell in love with after GANGS OF WASSEYPUR… and wait until they get a load of him now.

Ramanna (GANGS OF WASSEYPUR star Nawazuddin Siddiqui) is a killer without remorse or regret for the vile things he does. He cuts a bloody swath through the Mumbai slums, leaving corpses behind for the cops to pick up. On his trail is Raghavan (Vicky Kaushal), a cokehead cop with a violent streak and antisocial tendencies. When Ramanna comes face to face with Raghavan during an interrogation, he sees something more than an adversary, and as Raman's homicidal urges begin to ramp up, Raghavan's ability to maintain his mask of sanity deteriorates until the two become inextricably linked like yin and yang.

PSYCHO RAMAN breaks all the rules of conventional thrillers to create something darker and more intense than Indian film fans have ever seen. Intense, mesmerizing performances from Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vicky Kaushal provide for a rare treat as Kashyap pushes the boundaries of a conventional cat and mouse thriller.
-Josh Hurtado, Fantastic Fest

Screenings

Tuesday, November 08 8:00 PM Dole Cannery D Date Passed
Saturday, November 12 8:45 PM Dole Cannery E Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Anurag Kashyap
Producer Vikas Bahl, Madhu Mantena
Cast Mukesh Chhabra, Sobhita Dhulipala, Vicky Kaushal, Anuschka Sawhney, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Cinematographer Jay Oza
Writer Vasan Bala, Anurag Kashyap
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