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An Untouchables Tale is a film based on the novel The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy It is a story about love laws and breaking it Here an Untouchable named Velutha falls into a forbidden love with a divorced woman belonging to an upper caste Ammu Together they break the law of Indias caste system despite their knowledge that one day Historys twisted chickens would come home to roost 269 This choice of loving someone who should not be loved brings both their lives and the dysfunctional middle-class family of the woman the Kochamma household particularly the lives of her twin children into ruins The mystery behind this tale unfolds in the eyes the twins Estha and Rahel based on their experiences thoughts and feelings as children Most of the characters in the film consider Velutha a nobody because of his being a Paravan Ironically he was able to play a huge role in the lives of Ammu and her twins Ammu was able to experience true love and happiness one that her husband was not able to give her because of the relationship she had with Velutha despite her knowledge that their relationship had no future 320 She had also learned to appreciate the small things in life It was also because of Velutha that their lives came to its end 304 His one single act of defying the Love Laws created a thousand ripples in the lives of the people that he cared for Ammu was disowned by her family 285 who strictly adheres to the caste system because she defied generations of breeding and brought the family into its knees 244 She experienced the oppression from the society were she belonged 154 and was left to die alone with no Estha by her back 154 On the other hand Estha and Rahel were both traumatized by what they witnessed on the morning that Velutha was beaten at the back
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