Ship Of Theseus
Ship Of Theseus (2012)

If the parts of a ship are replaced,bit-by-bit, is it still the same ship? An unusual photographer grapples with the loss of her intuitive brilliance as an aftermath of a clinical procedure; an erudite monk confronting an ethical dilemma… More

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Genre: Drama
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Megan Lehmann
Hollywood Reporter

It's an ambitious outing for a first-time feature and, despite some unadventurous editing and an occasionally too-talky script, young playwright-turned-filmmaker Anand Gandhi should be commended for his commitment to intellectual truth-seeking.

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Sarah Ward
ArtsHub

Ship of Theseus asks its audience to ruminate as much as its characters.

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Sarit Ray
Hindustan Times

It is, no doubt, an intellectual exercise, the sort festival films often indulge in. Yet, the narrative is lucid, and the stories are simple and deeply moving.

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Guy Dixon
Globe and Mail

An intellectual, contemplative film, although its occasional tendency to take its abstract ideas on the nature of self-identity and wrap them into neat plot twists can mildly disappoint.

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David D'Arcy
Screen International

Ship of Theseus can be didactic as it nudges audiences toward environmental harmony and economic justice, but it's never preachy or sanctimonious. The credit for that balanced tone goes to its actors, who put real people at the core of these moral tales.

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John Fink
The Film Stage

Ship of Theseus, a striking first feature by Anand Gandhi, a Mumbai-born playwright, tells three parallel stories of organ transplants and the ethical, personal, religious and economic decisions behind each instance.

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Jay Weissberg
Variety

Indie Indian cinema has finally come of age on the international fest scene, and no film better demonstrates this than "Ship of Theseus."

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Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)

Ship of Theseus undoubtedly marks the arrival of an important talent in Indian cinema.

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