Sashi Kumar

Telling the story and spinning a yarn

Print edition : April 05, 2013

Ben Affleck poses with his award for best picture for 'Argo' during the Oscars in Los Angeles on February 24. Photo: John Shearer/Invision/AP

Ben Affleck’s film ‘Argo’ is not about seeking to understand or about reconciling differences, but about reinforcing the “othering” of Iran. Irrespective of their internal political differences, Iranians are unlikely to take kindly to such a civilisational taunt.
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