Watch Madly

"Love Is Mad"
  • R
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 5.5  (226)

Madly is a 2016 anthology film that consists of six short stories, all of which revolve around the theme of love. Each story is directed by a different filmmaker and features a different set of characters, but all of them explore the various complexities and nuances of love and relationships. The film opens with a short story called "Clean Shaven," directed by Anurag Kashyap. It stars Satyadeep Misra as a man who becomes obsessed with a woman he sees on a train platform (Radhika Apte). He stalks her and eventually pays a visit to her at her apartment. The story explores themes of isolation and loneliness, as well as the dark side of obsession.

The second story, "Afterbirth," is directed by Gael Garcia Bernal and stars Bernal and Madalina Diana Ghenea as a couple who have just given birth to a baby. As they navigate the early days of parenthood, tensions surface and they must confront the struggles of maintaining intimacy and connection amidst the exhaustion and demands of caring for a newborn.

The third story, "Dobara Alvida," is directed by Homi Adajania and stars Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor as a young couple who have just gotten married. They struggle to adjust to their newfound roles as husband and wife, and the expectations and pressures that come with it. This story explores themes of communication, compromise, and the importance of being true to oneself.

The fourth story, "Love in the Time of PMS," is directed by Anurag Kashyap and stars Adarsh Gourav and Satyadeep Misra as two friends who become involved with the same woman (Shataf Figar). The story explores themes of jealousy, competition, and the fluidity of sexual identity.

The fifth story, "Elisa," is directed by Sion Sono and stars Ami Tomite as a young woman who becomes involved with an older man (Satoshi Tsumabuki) who is struggling to accept his own mortality. The story explores themes of power, vulnerability, and the limits of human connection.

The final story, "Session 4," is directed by Natasha Khan and stars Kathryn Beck and Justina Bustos as two women who meet at a therapy session for sex addiction. As they share their stories and feelings, a connection begins to form between them. The story explores themes of shame, vulnerability, and the search for connection and understanding.

Overall, Madly is a thought-provoking and emotionally powerful film that offers a diverse and nuanced exploration of the many faces of love. With its exceptional cast of actors and talented group of directors, the film offers a captivating and engaging viewing experience that is both poignant and profound.

Madly is a 2016 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5.

Where to Watch Madly
Madly is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon. Some platforms allow you to rent Madly for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.
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    1 hr 45 min
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    5.5  (226)