Programme 2018

Sivaranjani And Two Other Women (Sivaranjaniyum Innum Sila Pengallum)

Director: Vasanth S Sai

fiction

Section: Spotlight

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Tamil | Time: 123 mins

Synopsis

Home, considered the safest space for women, is where casual sexism and entrenched misogyny play out in everyday routines of countless women across the world. Sivaranjani and Two Other Women captures the micro awakenings of identity, space, and self-worth when family dynamics, early marriage, and pregnancy threaten to usurp the individuality of three different women, unfolding across three different time periods.

Director's Bio

Vasanth S. Sai is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter, working in the Tamil film industry. He made his directorial debut with Keladi Kanmani (1990), which was a major critical and box office success. He followed it up with such films as Aasai (1995), Rhythm (2000), Sathum Podathey (2007), and Visaranai Commission based on Tamil writer Sa. Kandasamy’s Sahitya Academy-winning novel of the same name. His latest film, Sivaranjaniyum Innum Sila Pengalum, is based on the short stories of iconic Tamil writers Ashokamitran, Jayamohan, and Aadavan.