Film review: Trishna

By Helene Wong In Film

Print Share
26th May, 2012
Like Woody Allen, Michael Winterbottom turns out a film a year, sometimes more than one; has fave actors (is Steve Coogan his Tony Roberts?); and hops around genres. He’s far more adventurous than Allen, though, seeming to revel in being a moving target when choosing projects. In 2004-06 alone, he zipped from non-porno porn (9 Songs) to postmodern mash-up (A Cock and Bull Story) to political docudrama (The Road to Guantánamo). But unlike Allen, in his resulting buffet of work I can’t think of any empty calories, just dishes of varying meatiness. The latest, Trishna, ...

NZ Listener digital and print subscriptions

Thanks for your interest in this article.  To get your latest edition of the NZ Listener via a print subscription click here.

The NZ Listener is now also available via a Zinio digital experience – read the latest edition on your computer or via the Zinio app on your tablet.  To find our more click here.

Accessing archive content: If you’re interested in accessing archive content, please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.  We endeavor to get back to you within 5 working days.

If you already have an archive content login, please login to view and unlock content.

Any queries regarding access please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.

More by Helene Wong

Switch to our mobile site