Abhiroop Basu’s short film ‘Meal’ has been officially selected at Arctic Film Festival 2019 which will be held from September 14-19 in Norway. The film has been screened at many film festivals.
According to The Times of India report, ‘Meal’ will also compete at the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival, Brac Film Festival (August 7-9) and then the long awaited Oscar Qualifying 44 th OFF - at Odense International Film Festival.
The 11-minute film featuring actors Hussain, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee and Arun Mukhopadhyay depicts how a dysfunctional family sits together for a customary morning meal amidst chaotic situations in their lives. Sound and production design are as crucial in the film.
Check the trailer of the movie:
The short film Meal has already won the Best Film award at the Ottawa Indian Film Festival where it competed alongside Anurag Kashyap’s Bebaak starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Speaking about the style used in the film, Basu had said, “Since the film has no dialogue, the expressions of the actors and the camera angles used become much more important. I have played the entire story based on mise-en-scene.”
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