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Old 05-09-12, 07:45 AM
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Gangs of Wasseypur (Kashyap, 2012) 5-hour Indian crime epic about the coal mafia



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Anurag Kashyap's epic, selected for Directors' Fortnight Cannes 2012, charts the decades-long conflict between two families involved in coal mining and organised crime in Wasseypur, in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Having more in common with the films of Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola than the Indian cinema we are accustomed to, Gangs of Wasseypur is an exhilarating tale of vengeance - a thrilling, beautifully shot and extremely violent journey tracing the feud between mining magnate and politician Ramadhir Singh and the Khan family, from colonial to contemporary times. Ramadhir takes on three Khan generations beginning with the industrious Shahid Khan, then his philandering son, Sardar Khan, and then Sardar's dope-addled son Faizal Khan. (We note the passage of time through the Bollywood films the family loves to watch.) The Khans are traditional gangsters: aggressive, brutal when necessary and flashy.

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I got tickets for this and seeing it in a month. I can't find a reliable source but it's either 320 minutes long or 355 minutes long.
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Guess there's still hope for Indian cinema that matters in the long run.
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Re: Gangs of Wasseypur (Kashyap, 2012) 5-hour Indian crime epic about the coal mafi

Five hours is a lot of dancing.
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It's about 3 hours too long for me to see it in a theater.
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Re: Gangs of Wasseypur (Kashyap, 2012) 5-hour Indian crime epic about the coal mafi

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Five hours is a lot of dancing.
LOL, I was thinking the same thing...how much of that 5 hours is taken up by singing and dancing ?
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Re: Gangs of Wasseypur (Kashyap, 2012) 5-hour Indian crime epic about the coal mafi

It better be rated R.
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Originally Posted by Jaymole View Post
LOL, I was thinking the same thing...how much of that 5 hours is taken up by singing and dancing ?
Probably about 90 minutes. I just wonder how much of the remainder will be taken up by slapstick comedy and the obligatory love story between a gorgeous beauty and a chubby guy with helmet hair.
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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Probably about 90 minutes. I just wonder how much of the remainder will be taken up by slapstick comedy and the obligatory love story between a gorgeous beauty and a chubby guy with helmet hair and thick ass porn mustache.
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Re: Gangs of Wasseypur (Kashyap, 2012) 5-hour Indian crime epic about the coal mafi

But will this be the next Bollywood Fight Club?

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I hate India cuz of that stupid shit.
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I hate India cuz of that stupid shit.
I love India cuz of this stupid shit.
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Did no one even see the trailer?

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