Bumm Bumm Bole' - a warm journey from innocence to awareness (Movie Review)

By Subhash K. Jha

Film: "Bumm Bumm Bole"; Cast: Atul Kulkarni, Darsheel Safary, Ziyah Vastani, Rituparna Sengupta; Director: Priyadarshan; Rating: ***

Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's "Children Of Heaven" comes down to earth in an endearing spiral of the spell-binding and the sensitive.

Let's not get unnecessarily and unjustly nostalgic about the original Iranian film. This remake, done up in shades of terrorism in the idyllic northeast (region unspecified) is so lyrically lush in its visuals and so gently evocative in treatment that the original material is forgotten 10 minutes into the narrative.

A great deal of the