Language : Malayalam
Director : Krishand
Writers : Renoy Scaria Jose(contributions), Krishand.
Cast : Ajayaghosh, Sreejith Babu, Sreenath Babu, Eldose Jacob, Kalesh Kannattu, Sajan K. Mathew
Genre : Thriller.
Streaming on SonyLIV.
“People hate what they don’t understand”
A science fiction blended with fantasy, telling an intriguing tale of a mysterious being in the form of a documentary to convey a socially relevant message about Vypin islands in Cochin. This is an oversimplification of the fantastic treat that Aavasa Vyuham is. A film industry otherwise filled with thrillers and slice of life stories is injected with some much required freshness by the movie that blends multiple genres and still manages to maintain the grounded and realistic approach. The film initially creates a feeling of wonder, slowly transitioning to sympathy and sadness, however ends on a thoughtful note asking a lot of questions but only partly answering them. Not writing any more to keep the review fully spoiler-free. Go in blind and the film shall open your eyes!
Verdict : 6/7 stars
Winner of Kerala State Film Award for Best Film in 2021 and Kerala State Film Award for Best Screenplay in 2021.