Austin Kleon wrote about wrestling and politics inspired by photographs taken by Lourdes Grobet.
Reminded me of Pa. Ranjith's Sarpatta Paramparai. In the backdrop of 70's Madras, we have two warring wrestling factions. Ranjith's uses our expectations of a sport biopic and turns it into a riveting look at politics and caste of the era.
“Wrestling is not a sport, it is a spectacle,” Barthes wrote.