Deadlier Than The Male: Filmi Femme Fatales in Ishqiya and 7 Khoon Maaf

Nov 14, 2017, 05:26 AM

To celebrate #Noirvember, we discuss two contemporary neo-noirs that focus on the femme fatale archetype.

Show Notes:

Will we or won't we do an episode on Ittefaq (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ittefaq(1969film))

Erin’s mother watched Dangal, and she loved it!

We miss Neale (https://twitter.com/nealpolitan)! Listen to last year’s #Noirvember’s episode (https://audioboom.com/posts/5339719-dev-anand-s-bombay-noir-with-neale-barnholden)

Film noir (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film_noir) and Neo-noir (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neo-noir)

#Noirvember and @oldfilmsflicker (https://twitter.com/oldfilmsflicker)

Bollywood noir

What songs are they using in Ishqiya, let Matt know

Femme fatale (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Femme_fatale)

Ishqiya (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishqiya)

LMFAO (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LMFAO)

“Dil Toh Bachcha (https://youtu.be/_DosLkRn3xg)”

Uttar Pradesh (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttar_Pradesh)

Dedh Ishqiya (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dedh_Ishqiya)

The Handmaiden (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Handmaiden)

(INTERVAL (“Darling (https://youtu.be/viBaS0fKPGc)” from 7 Khoon Maaf)

7 Khoon Maaf (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7KhoonMaaf)

Ruskin Bond (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RuskinBond) and The Blue Umbrella (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheBlueUmbrella(2005_film))

Kind Hearts and Coronets (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KindHeartsandCoronets), Truffaut’s (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7oisTruffaut) Mississipi [sic] Mermaid (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MississippiMermaid) and The Bride Wore Black (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheBrideWoreBlack), and Cornell Woolrich (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornell_Woolrich)

Anna Karenina (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AnnaKarenina) versus Anna Karina (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AnnaKarina)

Erin called the ending

Bluebeard (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluebeard)

Motivation for murder

We bring up Fitoor again… and What’s Your Raashee

Murder well

How people change depending on who they are with

The Love Witch (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheLoveWitch)

“O’ Mama (https://youtu.be/N4cG5OqjJZk)”, “Bekaraan (https://youtu.be/UBIXCrDO10w)”, and “Yeshu (https://youtu.be/4ERsA1_j9yY)”

NEXT TIME: Maybe we’ll discuss Ittefaq, maybe something else?

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