Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Jallikattu teaser is here!
The hugely awaited teaser of Lijo Jose Pellissery’s ‘Jallikattu’ has been released online. After the recently held premier at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), expectations for this movie has gone sky high. It received widespread appreciated and several forums have rated it among the top 10 genre films of this year. Some have even compared it to the likes of Steven Spielberg’s ‘Jaws’ and ‘The Mad Max Fury’.
‘Jallikattu’ is actually based on S Hareesh’s short story ‘Maoist’. The original story discusses about the maoist situation and a person’s right to freedom, from the perspective of two buffaloes. Taking the crux out of the story, Hareesh along with R Jayakumar have developed a screenplay that explores the beastly side of man. It is set in a remote village in Kerala where a buffalo escapes and causes a frenzy of ecstatic violence.
Antony Varghese, Santhy Balachandran, Chemban Vinod Jose and Sabumon play major roles in the film. Its technical crew comprises of DOP Girish Gangadharan, music director Prashanth Pillai, editor Deepu Joseph and sound designer Renganaath Ravee. The film is scheduled to have a worldwide theatrical release in the first week of October.