October is an acquired taste. Director Shoojit Sircar and writer Juhi Chaturvedi aren’t going for plot here. When you step in, forget about their previous collaborations. October isn’t predictable. The film stays true to its tonality. Shoojit and Juhi remain uncompromising and committed to creating a film that has textures like gossamer.
But this is the sort of film that will divide audiences – for some, it will play as painfully pretentious. For others, it will evoke a depth of emotions. I belong to the latter.
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