Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures offers a glimpse of the black women at NASA who were responsible for putting the first Americans in space.

 

Starring:  Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Director: Theodore Melfi

Language: English
India release date: Feb 17, 2017
Genre: Biography, drama, history
Mins: 2 hours, 7 mins

Award nominations:
Oscar nominations – Best film, adapted screenplay, and actress in supporting role
Golden Globe nominations – Best actress in supporting role, music
BAFTA nomination – Best adapted screenplay

 

“Lifts the veil off people and events kept for so long in the dark, in order to make us acknowledge that the world is a hotchpotch of colour and race, and ability has nothing to do with either.”

Rating: THREE AND A HALF stars | Full review

Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
“The world was really black and white in those days, not just in the photographic medium… Behind closed doors, in the hallways and in the recesses where coffee too becomes black and white.”

Rating:  FOUR stars | Full review

Suraj Prasad, Deccan Chronicle

 

Hidden Figures is a charming but not a monumental film on racism in America  in the way The Color Purple was three decades ago or the new film Moonlight is.”

Rating: THREE AND A HALF stars | Full review

Subhash K Jha, SKJ Bollywood
“The actresses… are magnificent and, despite the schmaltz and simplicity of the narrative, their vibrance and character wins us over.”

Rating:  THREE AND A HALF stars | Full review

Raja Sen, Rediff

 

 

 

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