About the Book
In The Bleeding Lotus, the eminent Australian writer John W. Hood has reconstructed the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War in all its dimensions and subtexts as seen through the films made in that country in the subsequent decades. The diabolic night of March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani …
About the Author
John W. Hood majored in Philosophy and Indian Studies at Melbourne University, and later studied the work of Niharranjan Ray for his doctoral thesis. A regular writer on Indian cinema, he critiqued some of the most iconic figures of parallel cinema inThe Essential Mystery: Major Filmmakers of Indian Art Cinema.