A bunch of youngsters in a college’s movie club experience an unusual day that ends in them spoiling the remote control of their air conditioner. The next day they stumble upon a time machine that they decide to use to steal the remote before it is damaged the previous day. What happens next?
There aren’t too many films that deal with time travel in Kannada, which surely set Tora Tora apart from the regular films. The film is akin to the likes of Back To The Future. It deals with a bunch of students and a time machine and the comedy of errors that follows it. While it could have been a clever trendsetter, it ends up being a pale effort, which promises more than it actually delivers.
The story of the film is like a jigsaw puzzle, which is later pieced together once the time machine comes into place. While this could have been an enjoyable journey and activity, it is dampened by the fact that every single twist or turn is explained in great detail, which takes away the joy of watching. The film ends up having way too many dialogues, which seems to weigh down the screenplay at different points.
Tora Tora has a talented young cast of newcomers, but they seem to have been briefed to over react to situations. This film could have been a clever film had the makers handled it in a subtle fashion. But the over-the-top treatment leaves it falling short of being a memorable effort in Sandalwood.