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Narrative Short (19mins)

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.

Written and directed by: Souvid Datta
Produced by: SDFilms
Associate Producers: Uncombed Buddha, Cinewacky

Currently touring international film festivals.


Cast
Tara: Priyanka Roy
Krishna: Ratna Chakraborty
Mother: Soma Chakraborty
Tumpa: Shreya Moullick
Boy 1: Sanglap Barman
Boy 2: Souvik Mandal
Uncle: Subrata Burman
Father: Prasanta Kr. Das
Aunt: Rina Burman
Friend: Anusree Mandol


Crew

Creative producer & Editor: Subhajit Prasad
Line producer: Sanglap Barman
Director of photography: Souvid Datta
Composer: Soumik Datta
Production Designer: Sanjit Das
1st ad: Arpan Bain
2nd ad: Poulomi Golui
Gaffer: Jhontu Sadhukha
Spark: Saikat Barman
Sound design & mix: Kinkini Deb
Sound supervisor: Sukanta Majumdar  
Sound recordist: Sukanya Bhawal
Production Manager: Jayanti Prasad
Production assistant: Anirban Mandal
Runner: Nandini Mandal
Script Consultant & Translation: Sangeeta Datta
Colourist: Vlad Barin @ Cheat
Executive Producers for Uncombed Buddha:
Harsh Agarwal & Aditya Grover
In Association with Cinewacky
With support from CHEAT


Special thanks

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.

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