A visceral epic bursting with rage, elevated by great performances and aesthetics that mask a somewhat perfunctory aesthetic.
With so many films devoted to the different aspects of parenthood, I’d never seen one so thoughtfully, so compassionately study the emotional needs of a child.
Torn is an engrossing film that presents a unique situation and makes it relatable, if not without some moments of emotional exhibitionism.
Can I convince you to try something different? Badhaai Do (which apparently means something along the lines of “Best Wishes”) is a rare queer mainstream Bollywood film, and also a feel-good romantic comedy of errors that you can find right there on Netflix.
Prepare to be stressed out, to feel your palms getting sweaty, to see all the things that you know are going to go wrong go wrong, but do watch Boiling Point if you can find it.