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01/14/15 12:05pm
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Gangs of Wasseypur
Directed by Anurag Kashyap
Opens January 16 at The Film Society of Lincoln Center

 

A cheeky repudiation of Bollywood tradition, director-cowriter Anurag Kashyap’s gangster saga is a little bit Tarantino, a little bit Coppola, a little bit Scorsese, and ultimately all his own. The two-part, five-hour-plus Gangs of Wasseypur charts the bloody rise and fall of three generations of the gangster Khan family while providing a crash course in Indian politics from shortly before independence to the present.

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