• Black Friday (2007)

Black Friday

Release Date: February 9th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon (Pavan Malhotra) confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the citizens of Bombay. Through a series of interviews, DCP Rakesh Maria (Kay Kay Menon) comes closer to discovering who the leader of the conspiracy is, but it soon becomes clear that a foreign power must be involved.

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Shrivatsava, Pavan Malhotra, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Kishore Kadam, Gajraj Rao, Zakir Hussain, Pankaj Jha

Director: Anurag Kashyap

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Investigation, Revenge, Quest, Gritty, 1990s, Police officer, Office, Fascinating

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    Opening with the Mohandas Gandhi epigram "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind," it humanizes the bombers without excusing their actions. show more

  • 80
    David ChuteL.A. Weekly

    The movie would be all crisp surfaces without the internal combustion of Menon, as a man who bears down on familiar procedures in order to avoid being overwhelmed by his emotions. show more

  • 100
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday is a superb and devastating piece of cinema that with justification can be compared favorably to Gillo Pontocorvo's classic "The Battle of Algiers" in its dispassionate yet sweeping journalistic inquiry into cataclysmic social and political events. show more

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