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Ganesh, Boy Wonder

Ironic, aud-pleasing family tale also offers a study in how media intervention affects lives.

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With: Krishna Yadav, Jayanna Yadav, Ganesh Yadav, Sneha Yadav, Sweetie Yadav, Sanjeev Kaila, Rambabu Manepalli. (English, Telugu dialogue)

The “Ganesh, Boy Wonder” of Srinivas Krishna’s doc is no worshipped deity, but a young boy born with a deformed face who finds human angels in an international-support network. An aud-pleasing account of desperate people rescued by the goodness of others, this ironic family tale also offers a study in how media intervention affects lives. Krishna’s TV-style flair for the dramatic will make the pic an attractive choice for fests and tube buyers worldwide.

Young Ganesh Yadav was born with a condition in which fluid and material from his brain seeped out to form an expanding mass in his nasal area — amazingly producing an elephant-like growth on his face that his parents connect to Ganesh, the Indian elephant god. With the boy’s father deeply in debt with hospital expenses and a failing business, the family sees its prospect turn when a dogged TV reporter’s story of their plight draws wide interest, including that of media tycoon Ramoji Rao and Canadian Indian Dr. Hari Prasad. Prasad’s team, laboring 10 hours in surgery, is a study in medical humanitarianism, and gives plastic surgery a good name.

Ganesh, Boy Wonder

Canada

Production: An Inner City Films production. Produced by Alfons Adetuyi.  Executive producers, Amos Adetuyi, Alfons Adetuyi. Co-producers, Stephen J. Turnbull, Srinivas Krishna. Directed, written by Srinivas Krishna.

Crew: Camera (Technicolor, DV), Milan Podsedly; editor, Lisa di Michele; music, Ravi Naimpally. Reviewed on DVD, Los Angeles, April 24, 2011. (In Indian Film Festival, Los Angeles.) Running time: 76 MIN.

With: With: Krishna Yadav, Jayanna Yadav, Ganesh Yadav, Sneha Yadav, Sweetie Yadav, Sanjeev Kaila, Rambabu Manepalli. (English, Telugu dialogue)

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