Krishna, 17 years-old and pregnant, returns to her village home in rural West Bengal to face her family and challenge the marriage of Tara, her beloved younger sister. Faced with patriarchy and the generational oppression of women the reunited sisters must reconcile their differences and make a fateful choice.
Shot on location in Sunderbans Delta, West Bengal, India.
After over 30 official selections, including at Oscar and Bafta qualifying festivals, Moonlight Dreams premiered in the UK at Raindance 2020 and launched online on Omeleto and Nowness on International Day of the Girl.
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Prasanta Kr. Das
Writer & Director
Creative producer & Editor
Director of photography
Sound Design & Mix
Script Consultant & Translation
Executive Producers, Uncombed Buddha
Vlad Barin @ Cheat
h Foundation Emerging Creatives Program, CHEAT, Soumik Datta Arts, Sangeeta Datta, Soumilya Datta, Melanie Cura Daball, the Burman family, the h Club, Shona Driver, Krishna Halder, Jhorna Halder, Subhasree Raptan @ GGBK, fishermen of Hingalgunj, Hemnagar & Hasnabad.