Self-indulgence or Sheer Elegance?

Self-indulgence or Sheer Elegance?

The year was 1959. And an utterly low key film without any particular banner associated with it had released. It was directed by a relatively new actor in the industry. 50 years later, the film continues to amaze and charm audiences with the same power as it did at that time.  The actor was John Cassavetes and the film, Shadows. American underground cinema has undoubtedly been boosted by the arrival of John Cassavetes whose freedom and fluidity of characters and their emotions felt as a lease of oxygen in a studio driven defunct industry. However…

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