Do Dooni Chaar - Notepad
Stories from the lives of the middle class, a generation gap where the children want to move up to the next level in socio-economic ladder. Sounds boring and is too. But the relationships are warm and the issues are real. Unfortunately there is a patch in between which makes the film a drag. That along with the preaching takes away from the crisp film it could have been.
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The Duggal family is a foursome with small means and mostly small aspirations. For one reason or the other, they have this urge to own a small car which is beyond their means.
- Kids talking about Facebook updates in the background. Nice touch
- The electrical stove for reheating food (versus the microwave used in most urban households)
- The voiceover fleetingly explains that her parents aren't that bad because they are not completely righteous - ok, let me not even attempt to explain, this one has to be watched and caught.
- The tomboy teenager wiping her lipstick off.
- Loved how Mr. Duggal wears sneakers over a suit at a wedding. Adds to the tone of the film.
- The props used in the house.
What did not
- Ok, how can the right solution of a math problem be wrong because of a silly mistake, if the method of getting to the answer was wrong?