Existential protagonists are most often misunderstood as misanthropes who are curt, reticent, morose, disillusioned, and sometimes even mad besides being termed as cynics. They are often viewed by the society from the common man’s perspective who pretends and tries…

The poignant tale of disillusionment of a beautiful young nun was branded ‘blasphemous’ by Vatican and the film was banned in Spain by the conservative Catholic dictator, General Francisco Franco. After more than 40 years Malaga Festival of Spanish…

Cortazar’s short story ‘A Yellow Flower’, in his book Blow-up and other Stories has a unique take on continuity of life and existential angst. The protagonist of the tale perpetually ponders upon mortality, immortality, reincarnation and death through his…