Wednesday, July 2, 2008

The Great Indian School Show: A prototype of George Orwell’s 1984


"The Great Indian School Show" a short film by Avinash Deshpande

Synopsis: The management of a school installs arou
nd 200 cameras on campus to keep tabs on everybody and everything. What does this modern day big brother hope to achieve? What does this phenomenon in the long run?



The architect in the matrix movie series




The principal's room and Mr Principal: similar look to the matrix



Children are playing on natural ground



Children are monitored: Rhythm and flows of naturalness is attacked and effected



replica of children at school's biological organ lab




A song of praise(in a tune of popular bollywood hindi song ) for happy birthday to Madam dear



A boy is looking at camera with curiosity. Invisible but all time positioned authority vs. innocence



Most horrifying shot in this film. After watching whole film start to end as with patience (if not much habitual to quick visuals of MTV style or fast editing), this shot generated shiver in to the spine.



A pyramid diagram of Oceania's social classes; Big Brother atop, The Party in middle, the Proles at bottom (from George Orwell’s 1984)

Read report about this film by Chandrima S. Bhattachary

2 Earthling’s comments:

Renegade Eye said...

You made your point for sure.

Jena Isle said...

These pictures are really amazing,,keep posting and thanks for sharing.

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