The Bengali Detective
A documentary about a private detective working in India. Would have been better if they went more indepth with the investigations. Instead, half the film is about the Investigators family life. Interesting but could have been a liitle better, still worth a look.
The Bengali Detective (2011) - IMDb
feature documentary provides an entertaining yet poignant look at modern India through the prism of crime. What happens when a population loses trust in the authorities? A new phenomena is happening in India today, the rise of the private detective. Poisonings, adultery, fraud, domestic abuse and the occasional murder. Such are the day to day investigations of the Bengali Detective. Each client walks through the door carrying a secret fear and all need help. This film follows the intrepid detective and his motley band of helpers exposing the secrets, fears and covert actions of the clients.