Sanjay Gupta has a niche for thrillers and Woodstock Villa is no different.Directed by Hansal Mehta, Woodstock Villa is stocked with thrilling moments, shock value and slight percentage of despair as well.Like Sanjay Guptaâ€™s earlier films, Woodstock Villa too has been made on the lines of Hollywood cinema.The cinematography is distinctive as sepia look takes over the regular frames of Eastman color.
Cast: Sikander Kher, Neha Oberoi, Saif Ali Khan, Arbaaz Khan
In the tradition of film noir that is guaranteed to shock, thrill and surprise. A compelling film from director Hansal Mehta about swiftly changing moralities in todayâ€™s world. After a successful businessmanâ€™s stunning wife disappears, hostile and taunting ransom demands follow. As the true nature of stakes for the captor and his captives unfold, Woodstock Villa lithely transforms from a precision neo noir into a chilling and shocking thriller, and ultimately into a vivid, invigorating, icy masterpiece of murder, mystery and suspense.
Neither pleading eyes nor bound wrists nor a shallow grave are what they seem, as a moment of relief is suddenly transformed into a web of deceit, and a moment of truth is followed by a sudden web of lies. Unsettling, thrilling, hallucinatory, suspenseful and erotic, Woodstock Villa is contemporary entertainment that breaks new ground with every twist.
Actor Anupam Kherâ€™s son Sikander Kher makes an impressive debut with Woodstock Villa along with beautification glorified Neha Uberoi.The performances are praiseworthy but not the film in entirety.