Programme 2018

The Flight (Urojahaj)

Director: Buddhadeb Dasgupta

fiction

Section: Spotlight

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Bengali | Time: 82 mins

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Synopsis

A village mechanic dreams of flying. After discovering the crash site of a World War II Japanese plane, Bachchu Mondal decides to rebuild it. His project doesn’t go unnoticed by the ghosts that haunt the place, all victims of broken dreams. The authorities begin investigating Bachchu as a life threatening series of bizarre events conspire.

Director's Bio

Buddhadeb Dasgupta is an acclaimed Indian director who is a recipient of 27 National Awards, the Best Director Award at the Venice Film Festival, and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Athens International Film Festival. Some of his notable features include Bagh Bahadur (1989), Charchar (1994), Lal Darja (1997), Uttara (2000), Mondo Meyer Upakhyan (2002), Kaalpurush (2005), and Anwar Ka Ajab Hissa (2013).

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