Movies with female protagonists in the lead hold a special place in our hearts, but the reason why Puzzle is unique is due to the subtlety and quiet poise that runs through the film.
Kelly Macdonald is a housewife. Her husband and even her kids take her for granted, they think she doesn’t really know anything. She is shown as a very quiet and insecure person. But she loves doing puzzles and when she’s doing them she is another person. She can do a 1000 piece puzzle in just a few hours. The puzzles are an escape from her everyday life.
She is the woman that her family has forgotten about. It seems like the story of every other woman, who is a housewife and has one of the most ungrateful jobs in the world. It may seem like a common plot but it is still very relatable.
One day sees a sign that someone as put up asking for a puzzle partner. The man behind this sign is Irrfan Khan, a billionaire living in Manhattan, who got his money from coming up with an invention and selling it.
Not competent enough to sit idle and stare as the world goes by, Pallavi is optimistic to a fault and believes in building her world on her own rather than depending on others to make things right.