One such young director that has joined the league is Hamza Ali Abbasi. He may be new in the business but being associated to meaningful entertainment for a while now, he certainly has an intrinsic cinematic vision. His first product, “Mudhouse and The Golden Doll” is a film that documents experiences of a real life character into a truly original and vivid piece of filmmaking. The movie is based on a realistic character that lived in Multan and was known as ‘Malang’ by the local resident. The 100 minute film explores the unexceptional bonding between a mad man and a young girl, the entire story revolves around their ‘innocent friendship’ that has been taken at a wrong angle by society’s hawk eyes.
This film is a learning experience for Abbasi who has given a hope to the revival of Pakistani cinema.
Malang’s character offers an innuendo into the perplexities and prejudices of society, offering a glimpse into the fallacies of a man and the collective fears of society that drives it to make irrational and often cruel decisions.
“‘Mud House and the Golden Doll’ promises to leave you wondering whether it was a film about a mad man in a sane society or a sane man in a mad society, diluted into believing it was sane,” stated Tooba Raza, the host of the event. The commercial launch of the movie is expected next month in 3D cinemas.
Hamza believes that this movie could also encourage young film makers to form movies on some strong social issues that can bring change not only in society but also in our cinema industry.
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