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Rick

I was intrigued with this film when you first mentioned it, because I knew nothing about it (nor anything about Malayalam cinema). So, it was great fun to learn more about it (sad ending and all) and thanks so much for including the film clips so I could hear the songs.

Silver Screenings

This sounds like a beautiful and haunting film. Thanks for the introduction!

Katherine Matthews

It really is such a beautiful film -- it's on my list of films that really deserve a restoration (including new subtitles, the ones that exist now leave much to be desired). And I have to thank you for the push to finally write about it. I love it so much that I've been afraid of doing it justice. And I've made a note to also write a post just about the music of Chemmeen, which deserve more attention.

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