lxix. Daddy - A man of the streets on a journey from reluctantly joining a life of crime, to embracing it, to becoming the man of the people, that’s the curve, but despite the familiar story, it has novelty in its execution. It’s visual palette, transition style, background score & pacing, all felt like the overseeing hand behind it had a clarity in their desire for the end product.
Of the many films it shares threads with, the most recent kept coming to mind as I saw this. Throughout, I felt I was telling myself: Here’s a version of what Raees could have been in another directors hands.
My instant reaction leaving the cinemas. Loved it.
After digesting it, I came…