At this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Four Indian films will be screened, including Anurag Kashyap’s Kennedy (Produced by Zee Studios and Good Bad Films), Kanu Behl’s Agra (Saregama India Ltd, UFO Production, 028 Films), Nehemich by Yudhajit Basu (Film and Television Institute of India) and Ishanou directed by Ariban Syam Sharma.
OUT OF COMPETITION
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Hindi, Action, Crime, Drama
India, 144 min
Produced by: Zee Studios and Good Bad Films
Kennedy is an insomniac ex-cop, long thought to be dead… still operating for the corrupt system, while looking for redemtion
Director: Ariban Syam Sharma
Drama, India, 91 minutes
The harmony of Tampha’s family, her husband and children in the Manipur Valley is disrupted by her sudden transformation from a gentle, young wife into a violent woman prone to fits of wild visions. Tampha leaves her family in search of the Maibi Guru, whom she thinks has chosen her to be initiated into the matriarchal religious sect of Maibis.
Director: Kanu Behl
Hindi, Drama, 122 min
Produced by: Saregama India Ltd, UFO Production, 028 Films India France
The story of a family and an exploration of space in an increasingly crowded world. It follows the quest for a sexual odyssey of an individual.
SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Directed by: Yudhajit Basu
Banished from the village to a dilapidated hut for the duration of her period, a young girl hopes to elope with her lover. She belongs to an erstwhile village of nomads believing that the dead return in the form of the most beloved one.
Year of production: 2023
Duration: 23 minutes
Production: FILM AND TELEVISION INSTITUTE OF INDIA (FTII) India