Director: Aditya Vikram Sengupta
Section: India Gold
Country: India | Year: 2018
Language(s): Bengali | Time: 105 mins
While Jonaki, an 80-year-old woman, searches for love in a strange world of decaying memories, her lover, now old and grey, returns to a world she is leaving behind.
Aditya Vikram Sengupta tried his hand at many art forms throughout his youth: from music to theatre, studying literature, painting, and working as a graphic designer. Filmmaking, he says, united his various interests. His debut feature, Asha Jaoar Majhe (2014), was featured in over 70 international film festivals and won 13 awards. His second feature, Jonaki, premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
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