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Kid (Dev Patel) in the most recent action thriller release, Monkey Man, which also serves as Dev Patels directorial debut.

Action-revenge and Hindu legend in ‘Monkey Man’

By Atticus Jackson, Contributing Writer April 14, 2024
“Monkey Man” is a bloodthirsty, action-revenge story following the emotional crux of class struggles in modern-day India but painted parallel against the echo of a mythical Hindu legend. Being the long-awaited directorial debut of the British filmmaker, actor and writer Dev Patel, the film explores many angles of its protagonist’s emotional journey and the thematic developments that infuse it, but where it really shines is in its absolutely subversive action. 
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