Elippathayam (1981)

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  • Elipathayam Alternative
  • The RAT TRAP Alternative


Drama. Story of a decaying landowning family, the head of whom is falling into mental illness and cannot perform his duties. An older sister and her son arrive wanting their share of the land.

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