ParchedSet in the heart of parched rural landscape of Gujarat, India, the film tells the bittersweet tale of four ordinary women who talk about men, sex and life as they struggle with their individual demons.Genre: DramaCountry: United States, India, United KingdomDuration: 116 minQuality: HDRelease: 2015IMDb: 7.6
Actors of "Parched"
Directors of "Parched"Leena YadavBirthdate: 6 January 1971, India
Creators of "Parched"Supratik SenLeena YadavBirthdate: 6 January 1971, India
Critic Reviews of "Parched"Los Angeles TimesJune 24, 2016
A bright jewel of a film, surprisingly funny, fresh and upbeat in the way it takes on the complicated and often dark topic of sexual politics in rural India.RogerEbert.comJune 17, 2016
"Parched" is vibrantly alive, full of color and light and movement and music. There is sex in this movie, and there is dancing, and there are vibrant fabrics and foods and fire. It's a dry place, but one ringed with beauty.New York TimesJune 16, 2016
Despite the appalling circumstances and events it depicts, the movie's plain and unstinting affection for its lead characters gives "Parched" a frequently buoyant tone.Village VoiceJune 15, 2016
You can see flashes of bawdy comedic brilliance sprinkled throughout Parched, an otherwise grim Indian drama about four women living in a male-dominated village.Hollywood ReporterMay 19, 2016
Leena Yadav's third feature is a contemporary morality tale that critiques the often harsh treatment of women in the absence of egalitarian social norms.VarietyMay 19, 2016
Thanks to attentive writing and sturdy performances, the director's characters are so compellingly realized that it's easy to succumb to the film's hopefulness.Hindustan TimesJanuary 04, 2017
Director Leena Yadav, who has also written the story, has etched these women with great affection and compassion.Film InquiryDecember 07, 2016
Visually stunning and tackling stories that are painfully difficult to tell, Parched should be at the top of your watch list.Scroll.inSeptember 23, 2016
There is glossiness to spare, but the bruises manage to peek through too.El Mundo (Spain)August 18, 2016
The director firmly believes that, if women had the courage to stood up, the situation of her country can change. [Full review in Spanish]Cinemanía (Spain)August 15, 2016
Yadav's manages to entertain while telling the story of four women troubled by caste system, obsolete customs and sexism. [Full review in Spanish]Eye for FilmAugust 07, 2016
Female freedom runs like gusts of wind through hair in Leena Yadav's Parched - refreshing and vital yet easily stilled.
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