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Completed On: 22 Feb, 2023

Director: Anjanabha Roy

Duration: 21 min 35 sec

Genres: Experimental, Fiction, Short

Language: English

Country: India

Submitted By: Anjanabha Roy

Festival Rating 7.3

A lady is suffering from fantasy prone personality. While roaming around the alley of Kolkata she is developing her own dystopian world and living in it. She imagines some characters and visuals of devastating war and ultimately lost herself in the dystopian fantasy.
PS: Mostly still images and stop motion technology are used to create the stylization of the film.

  • Director
    Anjanabha Roy
  • Producers
    Anjanabha Roy
  • Writer
    Anjanabha Roy
  • Players
    Sudakshina Rakshit
  • Players
    Priyanka Das
  • Players
    Pratik Bhattacharjya
  • Edit
    Anjanabha Roy
  • Director of Photography
    Indrakshi Saha
  • Film Type
    Experimental, Fiction, Short
  • Genres
    Psychological Drama,Political
  • Runtime
    21 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date
    22 Feb, 2023
  • Production Budget
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin
  • Country of Filming
  • Film Language
  • Shooting Format
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Film Color
    Black & White and Color
  • Student Project
  • First-time Filmmaker

Travancore International Film Awards (TIFA)
Trivandrum, Kerala
Best Psychological Drama Film, Best Woman Oriented Film, Best Short Film Producer, Best Photography, Best Editing, Best New Wave film Maker

8 & Halfilm Awards
Best Indie Narrative Short, Best Director

Festival De Indie
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Best Dop, Best Young Director, Best Psychological Film

EdiPlay International Film Festival
Best Short Film

Director's Biography

1992, January 16. He was born at Malda, a small home town in West Bengal, India. He completed his master degree from Visva-Bharati university established by Rabindranath Tagore. He directed his first short film when he was perusing his academic degree. The Separation was his first film based on the history of partition on 1947. Then he made The Freedom, Fetish, The Girlhood, Before The Dawn...Night, The Pure Soul and last but not the least Letter to The Lime Light. His film continuously has been showcased in various international film festival like (The Separation) Global Youth Film Festival, Lakshmipur, Bangladesh, 2018; Global Lift Off Session, February, 2020. (The Freedom)2nd Asia International (Wenzhou) Youth Short Film Exhibition, October, 2016; 22 Kolkata International Film Festival, 2016. (Fetish)Global Lift Off Session, November, 2019. (The Girlhood) Global Lift Off Session, October 2019; First Time Film Maker Session, February 2020. (Before The Dawn...Night) The 8th China International Micro-Film Festival, 2018; 2nd South-Asia Short & Documentary Film Festival, Bidhannagar Film Society, 2019; The Lift-Off Session, 2019; Monthly Indie Shorts, 2020; Dumbo Film Festival, 2020. (The Pure Soul) Best Screenplay, Direct Monthly Online Film Festival, 2020; Special Screening, Online Film Festival by Bidhannagar Film Society & EZCC, 2020; Finalist, Venice Shorts, 2020; Best Editing, Independent Asia-Pacific International Film Festival, 2020; New York Tri-State International Film Festival, 2021; Finalist, Rotterdam Independent film festival, 2021. (Letter to The Lime Light) Roman Prisma Awards, 2020; Global Lift Off Session, 2020; First Time Filmmaker Session, 2020; Direct Monthly Online Film Festival 2020; Nominee, Cult Movies International Film Festival, 2021. His last film The Vanquished awarded Pigeon D'Or in Luis Bunuel Memorial Award, 2023. He also got critic choice award in Virgin Spring Film Festival and outstanding achievement award in Tagore International Film Festival for The Vanquished. He is the film director from India who does not believe in visual story telling but believe in deconstruction of visual narratives. His art is much more complex and much concentrates on human psychology rather than common emotional events of life.

Director's Statement

I am not a film maker but I am a director. Because I don't manufacture film but love to create cinemascope.


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