POWERLESS

Muhr Asia Africa Documentary
India and United States of America (USA) / 2013 / Hindi, English and Urdu dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / DCP / 84 minutes

Synopsis

Loha, a 28-year-old electrician in Kanpur, is a Robin Hood-like figure who steals electricity and charges the rich to provide free connections to impoverished neighbourhoods. However, when Ritu becomes the first female chief of the Kanpur Electricity Supply Company (KESCO) she leads a drive to eradicate all illegal electricity connections. POWERLESS reveals a modern dystopia in India, encompassing urban decay and desperation, as a result of the glaring energy crisis.

Genre

Documentary, Drama, Docudrama and Creative Documentary

Cast & Credits

Adult Theme 12+

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