Programme 2019

Nawab

Director: Mansi Jain

fiction

World Premiere

Section: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films Premieres

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hindi, English | Time: 10 mins

Synopsis

What happens when a couple breaks up and neither of them want to keep the dog? Heartbroken by his marriage breaking up, a man struggles to take care of himself and the dog left behind with him. He goes through a series of attempts to get rid of the unwanted dog—this 35kg responsibility he never wanted.

Director's Bio

Mansi Jain is a writer-director who has made several successful short films like Everything is Fine (2017) and Chhuri (2017). She has written multiple commissioned features for studios in Mumbai and New York. Her first feature as a writer-director is in development with a leading Indian production company and she is currently writing two shows for Excel Entertainment and Tiger Baby. Jain is an alumna of the Torino-Hezaya Screenwriting Lab 2018 where she developed her thriller script, Every Waking Moment. She graduated from Columbia University, New York with an MFA in Screenwriting.