Upcoming movies opening on July 30

Upcoming movies opening on July 30
PHOTO: IMDB, 1965's Facebook page

Drishyam (Hindi; opens 31 July)

Classification: TBA
Run time: 160 min
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Directed by: Nishikant Kamat

In a remote and hilly village in Goa, Vijay Salgaonkar (Ajay Devgan) runs a cable TV network. He lives his life simply, with few needs and wants.

But when the teenage son of a headstrong and no-nonsense cop goes missing, Vijay and his family are the prime suspects in the disapearance. This is the story of how the family weathers the violent investigation, leading to an unexpected and shocking climax.

Love 24x7 (Malayalam; opens 31 July)

Classification: TBA
Run time: 147 min
Genre: Comedy
Directed by: Sreebala K Menon

Popular TV host Roopesh Nambiar (Dileep) finds himself falling for Kabani (Nikhila Vimal), the new intern at his TV channel. She too falls for him, and a modern day love story unfolds, where the hero and heroine hade no issues revealing and reveling in their love for each other.

The sensitivity that director Sreebala displays in his debut work makes Love 24x7 honest, warm, tender, and heartfelt. Even thought it is a modern love story, it has an old-fashioned sweetness to it, letting its characters make their way into your heart.

Madame Bovary

Classification: TBA
Run time: 118 min
Genre: Drama
Directed by: Sophie Barthes

Based on the 1856 novel of the same name, Madame Bovary is a drama film following Emma Bovary (Mia Wasikowska), the daughter of a farmer who marries a doctor. After being introduced to high society, she engages in adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means to escape from the boredom of provincial life.

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

Classification: PG
Run time: 130 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie

Tom Cruise returns as secret agent Ethan Hunt of the Impossible Missions Force (IMF). In this film, the IMF face their most impossible mission yet as they try to bring down the Syndicate - a rogue organisation as highly skilled as they are.

1965

Classification: PG
Run time: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Directed by: Randy Ang

1965 returns audiences to pre-independence Singapore, telling the engaging and touching stories of the immigrants that became Singapore's pioneer generation. This is a story of how a group of people divided by race, language, and religion came together when their lives were transformed by a defining moment in history.

andrewg@sph.com.sg

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