Cricket and the Meaning of Life

   27 August 2007, terribly early in the morning

Shima and I watched the documentary Cricket and the Meaning of Life last night. The film is about how the director Sanjay Talreja, who came to Canada from Bombay, rediscovers his love of cricket. The film jumps between Talreja’s own story, and the story of a group of young boys who form the Toronto Cricket Academy, who are making their way to Trinidad for a series. It touches on a bunch of topics: the life of the new immigrant, and the isolation one feels in leaving the place you are from; the life of first generation kids growing up in Canada; the passion and spirit of the game of cricket. I quite enjoyed the film.

The Cricket and the Meaning of Life NFB web page.

 

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