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Mission: Impossible 7, Samaresh Basu-R Projapoti, Biye Bibhrat, Bharateeyans: Films to watch in theatres this weekend

Tom Cruise returns as the IMF agent Ethan Hunt in Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One

Agnivo Niyogi Calcutta Published 14.07.23, 11:21 AM
Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One, Samaresh Basu-R Projapoti, Biye Bibhrat, Bharateeyans

Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One, Samaresh Basu-R Projapoti, Biye Bibhrat, Bharateeyans IMDB, Instagram

The return of a much-loved spy. An adaptation of a controversial literary work. A comedy drama about love and marriage. A patriotic action thriller. There’s a lot on offer at cinemas this weekend. Here’s all you need to know about this week’s theatrical releases.

Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One (English)

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Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie

Cast: Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Esai Morales

An experimental AI called the Entity has gone rogue and poses a threat to global security. IMF agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is assigned a mission to retrieve a key — that can control the Entity — from his ally Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson). With the help of his teammates Benji (Simon Pegg) and Luther (Ving Rhames), Ethan tracks down the key holder, a professional burglar named Grace (Hayley Atwell). As they try to prevent the Entity from causing further damage, they face challenges from the intelligence fraternity, and Ethan’s nemesis from the past, Gabriel (Esai Morales), who is working for Entity. Along the way, there are betrayals, chases, and a race against time to save the world from Entity.

Biye Bibhrat (Bengali)

Directed by: Raja Chanda

Cast: Abir Chatterjee, Parambrata Chattopadhyay and Lahoma Bhattacharjee, Rohit Mukherjee, Sudipa Basu, Anjana Mukherjee, Sreya Dutta, and Riya Roy

Sakya Sen (Abir Chatterjee) is a YouTuber who meets Mohor (Lahoma Bhattacharjee) at a wedding reception. He learns that Mohor is deeply in love with her music teacher Chondromouli Hazra (Parambrata Chattopadhyay). Sakya decides to help Mohor woo Chondromouli and devises an elaborate plan. However, Sakya finds himself developing feelings for Mohor in the process. Who among them manages to marry Mohor forms the rest of the plot.

Samaresh Basu-R Projapoti (Bengali)

Directed by: Subrata Sen

Cast: Subrat Dutta, Mumtaz Sorcar, Rwitobroto Mukherjee and Sritama Dey.

Based on a controversial novel penned by Samaresh Basu, which was once banned in India, Subrata Sen’s Samaresh Basu-R Projapoti revolves around Sukhen (Subrat Dutta), a local ganglord with a history of troubled childhood. Sukhen’s life is depicted on screen through three parallel tracks. Rwitobroto Mukherjee, Mumtaz Sorcar and Sritama Dey play pivotal roles in the movie.

Bharateeyans (Telugu, Hindi)

Directed by: Deena Raj

Cast: Nirroze Putcha, Samaira Sandhu, Peden O Namgyal, Subha Ranjan, Sonam Thendup Barphunga and Rajeswari Chakraborty

A group of six young individuals accused of murder — played by Nirroze Putcha, Subha Ranjan, Sonam Thendup Barphunga, Samaira Sandhu, Peden O Namgyal and Rajeswari Chakraborty — receive an ominous offer from mysterious, influential figures who pledge to absolve them of their charges but with a dangerous condition. If they refuse to embark on a covert assignment, their loved ones will face grave consequences. With this ultimatum hanging over their heads, they venture into enemy territory unaware of a sinister plot that could potentially devastate India. Now, confronted with an impossible choice, they must decide between their allegiance to their nation and protecting their family.

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