Stanley Ka Dabba - endearing,poignant, uncluttered
By Mayurica Biswas(16 May 2011)
There are some films that move you beyond critical appreciation. Stanley Ka Dabba is one of them. It’s endearing, poignant and uncluttered. Unlike its predecessor Taare Zameen Par that was a film about kids for parents, Stanley Ka Dabba is for children. And if you’re looking right, there is food-for-thought for the grown-ups too. One of those films that is simple in its plot and storytelling, yet complex with its metaphors of friendship, hunger, right to education and the egalitarian powers of the school uniform.
As an adult, it triggers a flood of memories. ... » read more