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Axone movie review:  A clever satire on Northeast migrants in Delhi

Firstpost | 13/06/2020 07:00 AM | Click to read full article

If the opening minutes of the film are to go by, cinematographer Parasher Baruah's tracking shots and Suresh Pai's measured editing make Axone seem like an intriguing thriller. As the primary premise suggests, smell has been used as a metaphor for the intangible repulsion towards the Northeastern community. There is a scene in where a Northeastern man shoves a Delhi boy who is pestering him, and screams, "Get away, you f*cking Indian!"