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'Sara's' review: Anna Ben is charming in a light film on reproductive rights

'Sara's' review: Anna Ben is charming in a light film on reproductive rights

ReviewAbortion has often been demonised on screen, and 'Sara's' is refreshing in taking a different view of the issue.Sowmya RajendranAnna Ben's big, bright smile can lighten up the darkest hellhole, and perhaps you need an actor with this amount of on screen likeability to play Sara in Jude Anthany Joseph's latest release that examines a woman's right to abortion. Although the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act in India is fairly liberal, abortion has many a time been equated with 'baby murder' in cinema. Don Palathara's Santhoshathinte Onnam Rahasyam, which premiered at the International Film Festival of Kerala earlier this year, also explored a similar theme but with just the couple in focus, traveling to the hospital in a car. Sara's, however, involves the entire family circus. Anna Ben plays Sara, an assistant director, who is looking to make her first feature film (she somehow lives

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