The content more than makes up for the lack of editing if ship of theseus were a mockumentary it would begin like this: you think you know about [insert theme] but you have no idea just kidding but there's some truth to that what the three stories do is take one theme (and i won't mention it because i. So in a way, 2nd story is a debate on morality between two monks/comics from two different time periods) if a film's merit is in showing a new world with great authenticity and insight, then ship of theseus shows us three and to top that, terrific performances, excellent background score, one brilliant song in. Ship of theseus indie indian cinema has finally come of age on the international fest scene, and no film better demonstrates this than ship of theseus jain monk maitreya (neeraj kabi) brings a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies testing their products on animals intellectual yet down-to-earth,. What could be more frightening than a visual capsule of mortality anand gandhi 's ship of theseus is a frightening film one of the three stories in the film is about a jain monk who, for most of his life, has been crusading against pharmaceutical experiments that brutalize animals he is battling a failing liver. Theseus' ship was repaired, plank-by-plank, to the point where no material from the original remained in the restored craft — a story used by greek the middle — and strongest piece — revolves around jain monk maitreya (theatre actor neeraj kabi), who is fighting a court case against animal testing by. Ship of theseus does exactly so and not only gets the basics right but also excels in each of themwith mind-blowing cinematography (how cud that be a dslr), super-crisp editing,superb screenplay,superlative acting (neeraj kabi & sohum seth take a bow),music (that song in the monk story was simply amazing).
We rationalise our choices, telling ourselves (as the disciple tells maitreya in ship of theseus) – what does an individual matter in the larger scheme of the first story in the film deals with a blind photographer who relies on her senses of touch and hearing (and assistance from a supportive boyfriend) to. We follow three mildly entwined stories, one featuring a blind photographer, one that chronicles a scholarly monk, and one that contends with illegal kidney transplants all three stories hark back to the titular theme but the film's deep thinking philobabble is gorgeously elucidated without ever becoming. There are three different stories, which appear fundamentally different but are connected uniquely a blind photographer, an erudite monk and a young stockbroker three different people, three stories directed by anand gandhi, ship of theseus flows like river, effortlessly along the way picking different.
Or, to extrapolate this to gandhi, are we celebrating ship of theseus, the film, or the fact that something like this got made in the first place in our cultural climate in the second story – the film is a triptych – a monk named maitreya (neeraj kabi) says, “we are all blind men trying to perceive the elephant. Ship of theseus, written and directed by anand gandhi, requires patience, an open mind, and a willingness to think in the second and most affecting story, we meet maitreya (neeraj kabi), a jain monk and staunch animal-rights activist, who is diagnosed with liver cirrhosis and must consider a transplant.
The story in 'ship of theseus' talks about human values and features three characters - an experimental photographer, an ailing monk and a stock broker filmmaker kiran rao has released the film in collaboration with utv motion pictures director anand gandhi joined ibnlive readers for an interaction. The début film of anand gandhi, ship of theseus is made of three seemingly disparate stories of individuals going through a defining phase of their lives the first story is the soft-spoken monk is fighting a court case against the pharmaceutical companies to abolish drug and cosmetics trials on animals. Tokyo -- contemplative and densely layered, the mumbai-set film ship of theseus, featuring a trio of disparate tales wrapped around a central his ascetic monk maitreya is a staunch animal rights activist who, upon discovering he has cirrhosis of the liver, is offered a transplant and life-saving medication. This first feature film from indian playwright anand gandhi, tells three stories about persons forced to think about the ethics and moral issues raised by medical advances: a visually impaired egyptian photographer, who after a cornea transplant has trouble adjusting to her newfound sense of sight a devout indian monk.
Spoilers ahead a visually rich, beautifully crafted and thematically engaging cinematic essay, ship of theseus sails smoothly and felicitously all the way to its destination the film weaves a triptych of stories into a tapestry of human experiences that add up to a remarkable philosophical exposition.
An unusual photographer grapples with the loss of her intuitive brilliance as an aftermath of a clinical procedure an erudite monk confronting an ethical dilemma ship of theseus, a striking first feature by anand gandhi, a mumbai-born playwright, tells three parallel stories of organ transplants and the ethical, personal,. Revolving around the story of three distinct individuals and cornering the paradox of the ship of theseus, the film is a perfect blend of philosophy and life the film shows the conflict of three minds: a blind photographer who gets an eye transplant, a stockbroker who gets a kidney transplant and a monk.
If the parts of a ship are replaced, bit-by-bit, is it still the same ship a celebrated experimental photographer struggles with the loss of her intuitive geni read more us as an unexpected aftermath of a physical change an intellectual monk confronting a complex ethical dilemma with a long held ideology,. Ship of theseus looks at the topics of organ donation and organ transplants it presents three different stories in the first, a young, highly celebrated visually impaired photographer receives a cornea transplant which, ironically, diminishes her confidence and fame in the second story, a monk who protests. Ship of theseus is a 2013 indian drama film written and directed by anand gandhi, and produced by actor sohum shah the film explores questions of identity, justice, beauty, meaning and death through the stories of an experimental photographer, an ailing monk and an enterprising stockbroker, played by aida. Ship of theseus is a 2012 indian drama film written and directed by anand gandhi, and produced by actor sohum shah the film explores questions of identity, justice, beauty, meaning and death through the stories of an experimental photographer, an ailing monk and an enterprising stockbrokerthe title of the film.