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'Law' review: Ragini Prajwal's courtroom drama is let down by bad writing

'Law' review: Ragini Prajwal's courtroom drama is let down by bad writing

ReviewRagini is earnest as a young woman fighting the system for justice, but there's barely any thought given to her character. Sowmya RajendranRaghu Samarth's court room drama Law joins the long list of films about rape and revenge that have become a staple in women-led cinema in recent years. While the trend may mark a welcome shift in narratives about sexual assault that traditionally indulged in victim-blaming, quite a few of these films fall into the trap of easy solutions offered by vigilante justice. Like Ponmagal Vandhal, the first south film to have a direct release on Amazon Prime Video, Law too has a rape survivor arguing her own case in court. Ragini Prajwal plays Nandini, a law graduate who files a police complaint of gangrape against three well-connected men. The film opens with Nandini flagging down a car to take her to the police station. The officer in charge

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