Sita Sings the Blues
"Sita Sings the Blues" is an award-winning 2008 animated feature film written, directed, produced and animated entirely by American artist Nina Paley primarily using 2D computer graphics.
It intersperses events from an episode of the Ramayana, illustrated conversation between Indian shadow puppets, musical interludes voiced with tracks by Annette Hanshaw and scenes from the artist's own life. The ancient mythological and modern biographical plot are parallel tales, sharing numerous themes.
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