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Kadal Theerathu

aka On the Seashore 1988 83’ col Malayalam d/p/sc T. Rajeevnath pc Rasika Films st O.V. Vijayan c Santosh Sivan m G. Aravindan, Kavalam Narayana Panicker lp Amir Abbas, Leelamma Verghese, Gopalakrishnan

With stylised images and the familiar flashback structure, Rajeevnath uses the writer and cartoonist Vijayan’s story to show the journey and the memories of a father, Vellayiappan (Gopalakrishnan), on his way to the coast to visit his imprisoned son Kandunni, condemned to death for killing a gangsterish landlord.