Programme 2019

Roam Rome Mein

Director: Tannishtha Chatterjee

fiction

India Premiere

Section: Discovering India

Country: India, Italy | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi, English, Italian | Time: 100 mins

Synopsis

Raj goes to Rome in search of his missing sister, Reena. When he meets the real Reena, he learns how oppressed she feels due to their father’s strict rules, and comes face-to-face with his own deep-rooted, patriarchal ideas.

Director's Bio

Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian actor, known for her performance in the film Brick Lane (2007), for which she was nominated for Best Actress at the British Independent Film Awards. Other notable roles have been in Shadows of Time (2004), Road, Movie (2009), Dekh Indian Circus (2011)—for which she won the National Film Award, Parched—for which she won multiple awards at international film festivals, Siddharth (2013), the Academy Award-nominated film Lion (2016), and Marathi film Doctor Rakhmabai (2016), among many others.