the blue umbrella - External Reviews

wogma rating: Buy the DVD already (?)
quick review:

A simple adorable script narrated with creative use of the camera, color and light. Pankaj Kapoor gives yet another excellent performance.



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13 reviewers have given the blue umbrella an average rating of 4.6/5.0 (?)

12 yays
1 nays
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Thumbs up by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...‘Blue Umbrella’ has a well-balanced blend of fable and realism.... full review

Thumbs up by Blogeswari Ammal, Blogeswari ...You go 'wow' everytime there is a crane shot or a long shot of the picturisque village... full review

Thumbs up ...this film is sure to bring a smile to one's face... full review

Thumbs down by Sanjay Ram, Business of Cinema ...n a way indulgence fills the film, everything is worked upon as though to prove a point and satisfy the creative hunger burning within.... full review

Thumbs up by Priyanka Haldipur, Deccan Herald ...sit back to enjoy every bit of Vishal Bhardwaj’s handiwork that comes your way... full review

Thumbs up by Aprajita Anil, Express India ...The beauty with which he captures the moments gives out a gripping fragrance.... full review

Thumbs up by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Blue Umbrella seems too small, too personal and too simple a story for the big screen... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...Vishal Bhardwaj has a knack of narrating a story well and also extracting wonderful performances from the cast... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Now ...bolstered by some genuinely lucid, near-lyrical photography by Sachin Kumar Krishnan.... full review

Thumbs up by Tushar, Passion for Cinema ...Blue Umbrella is an ode to the innocent faced fables of Doordarshan days... full review

Thumbs up by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...He manages to extract convicing performances from all his characters.... full review

Thumbs up by Raja Sen, Rediff ...The film, slow in the beginning, works magnificently on the whole.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...Young Shreya as the hillside lass is cunning and cute, in the same breath.... full review