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A look at the movies releasing today

Here are the movies you may look fowrard to this weekend. 'Barfi' being the most anticipated!

bollywood Updated: Sep 14, 2012 00:27 IST

Barfi!


Genre

: Romance-drama


Cast

: Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D’Cruz, Ranbir Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla


Director

: Anurag Basu


Synopsis

: Set in the 1970s, the film tracks the story of three young people who learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society’s norms of normal and abnormal. Barfi, a hearing and speech impaired boy falls in love with Shruti. In spite of her deep affection for Barfi, Shruti gives into societal and parental pressure to marry a ‘normal’ man and lead a ‘normal’ life. Several years later, their paths cross again when Barfi, now in love with Jhilmil, is on the run from the police. Barfi is desperately seeking Jhilmil, who has gone missing. Shruti’s realisation that Jhilmil is mentally-challenged makes her recognise that true love is really blind. Caught in a cat-and-mouse game with Barfi, Shruti realises that she is still in love with him. She must now choose between her happiness and his.



Tarbosaurus
Genre

: Action


Cast

: Goo Ja-Hyeong, Lee Hyung Suk and Sin Yong-woo


Director

: Han Sang-Ho


Synopsis

: 70 million years ago dinosaurs ruled the Korean Peninsula the same way they ruled the rest of the earth. At that time, part of the land now known as Jeonnam Yeosu was the forest habitat of the dinosaur species: Tarbosaurus. Spotty, the youngest of a family of Tarbosaurs, is a curious and playful child. Along with his mother and siblings, he lives happily in the forest, waiting patiently to learn to hunt. When that day arrives, it marks the beginning of a long and painful journey into adulthood for Spotty. The cunning One-eye, an older Tyrannosaur looking for a new home, attacks Spotty’s herd and viciously tears Spotty’s family away from him. Now on his own, he meets up with another lonely and lost Tarbosaur called Blue Eyes. Blue Eyes becomes his constant companion for two decades and the mother of his children. But fate is fickle and Spotty’s troubles with One-eye are not over yet.



Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal


Genre

: Action-drama


Cast

: Ravi Kishan, Manish Vatsalya, Pooja Welling, Yashpal Sharma, Rahul Kumar, Govind Namdeo


Director

: Manish Vatsalya


Synopsis

: Originating from the dark underbelly of Bihar, the film tracks the eventful journey of four outlaws, who leave for Mumbai on a mission. These four mercenaries, who have grown up in the cradle of crime, come from different age groups but unite and become the perfect hell raisers. Their freewheeling passion and addiction to thrill makes them take a rocky route which sets them on the road to crime. In pursuit of one such crime, they reach Mumbai, the city of dreams. Their ambitious plan comes to a screeching halt when one of them has a change of heart and their lives take an eventful turn.




Forces Speciales


Genre

: Drama


Cast

: Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou and Benoit Magimel


Director

: Stephane Rybojad


Synopsis

: In Afghanistan, French journalist Elsa and her colleague Amen are covering the story of Maina, a woman who was sold to a man when she was a child. Taliban leader Ahmed Zaief abducts Elsa and Amen and tries to force her to read a message to the Western government. The French president sends six Special Force men to rescue Elsa, who’s hidden in a fortress in Pakistan. The team composed of Commander Kovax, Tic-Tac, Lucas, the sniper Elias, Victor and Marius, release Elsa and Amen from their imprisonment but they lose their radios. Now, the group faces the treacherous task of crossing the inhospitable land to save their lives with the Taliban chasing them.



Arbitrage


Genre

: Drama


Cast

: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Brit Marling


Director

: Nicholas Jarecki


Synopsis

: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help. The film deals with emotions as diverse as love, loyalty and finance.



Gone


Cast

: Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Carpenter, Wes Bentley


Director

: Heitor Dhalia


Synopsis

: When her sister disappears, Jill is convinced that the serial killer who kidnapped her two years ago, has returned, and she sets out to face her abductor once more.Detective Powers has a hard time believing her because he didn’t believe her earlier as well. This is so because Jill could not come up with any viable evidence that authenticated that fact that she was kidnapped and escaped. Powers believes it was all in her head. Due to this, Jill feels she cannot trust the police to help and hatches a plan of her own.