Little Zizou (2009)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Family, Drama
63 %
Total Reviews: 8
Sahi: 5 Nahi: 3

Review Summary: The film 'Little Zizou' is a small yet sensitive cry against fundamentalism -- and hate-mongering fundamentalists -- who have no place in a melting-pot society where anyone who raises the cry for racial or communal purity is akin to a modern-day Hitler.

Average Critic Rating: (2.69)
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Plot: Xerxes, 'Little Zizou' as he is known, is an eleven-year-old soccer-crazy Parsi boy whose fervent wish is that his idol, Zinedine Zidane, visit Mumbai. His older brother Ataxerxes, or Art, is a talented artist whose wild fantasies come to life in surprising ways. Their father Khodaiji is a self-proclaimed protector-of-the-faith... Read more

Little Zizou - Movie Reviews

In a recent interview co-producer-writer-director Sooni Taraporevala spoke about the Mary Poppins song A Spoonful of Sugar Makes the Medicine Go Down.
SIFY
The film 'Little Zizou' is a small yet sensitive cry against fundamentalism -- and hate-mongering fundamentalists -- who have no place in a melting-pot society where anyone who raises the cry for racial or communal purity is akin to a modern-day Hitler.
Times of India
The Parsi connection
Rajeev Masand
Little Zizou is in equal parts, charming and patchy. You will need lots of patience for this one.
NDTV 
g tale, the story is seen from the eyes of a 11 year old Parsi boy Xerxes (Jahan) who is an avid football freak and his dream is to meet his idol, Zinadine Zidane. He does not have his mother but feels that she is like his guardian angel from above. His f
Bharat Student
Little Zizou opens curiously, with frames from a graphic novel, intercut with the weird imagery of five 'Russians' running through the streets of a Parsi colony.
Rediff 
As a Parsi director Taraporewala succeeds and how. Not a lot is known about the Parsi’s but Taraporewala goes ahead to poke fun at her own community in the most nonchalant of ways. A born and bred Parsi herself, this makes it completely legitimate and all
Bolly Spice
PS Did we forget John Abraham? No — he may be all over the film’s publicity, but there’s precious little of the hunk. Sorry.
Hindustan Times