2012 seems to be a year of movies that speak about the need to reform the education system. First came 'Nanban' and then followed 'Dhoni'. Now it is the turn of 'Saattai'.
'Saattai', directed by debutant M Anbhazhagan, speaks about the pitiable condition of primary education, especially in government schools.
The need to upgrade the knowledge of teachers, make them interact more with children and get to know their strength and weakness is what the movie is all about.
Though preachy at places, no doubt such movies are the need of the hour. Anbhazhagan seems to have done his home work right and had apparently been to several government schools, which face a stiff competition from many a private school....more
12:27 PM, Sep 21, 2012