Managing to conceal details, revealing it shade by shade at the right time, is a fine art, which Geetu Mohandas achieves commendably in Moothon. More so, because some of this concealment happens in plain sight, almost as a trick on the audience.
Just like in her debut film Liar's Dice, Geethu weaves her story around the search for a family member, although things are more complex and layered here. 10-year old Mulla (Sanjana Dipu) sets out alone in a boat from Lakshadweep, in search of his long lost 'moothon' (elder brother), who is believed to be in Mumbai.
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