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Chotoder Chobi (A Short Story)
Shibu is bed-ridden after an accident during a trapeze act in the circus. When the proprietors of the circus do not offer a suitable compensation to Shibu’s family, Khoka, who is one of Shibu’s juniors in the circus, lends a hand. Shibu’s daughter, Soma, starts to sell cheap anti-insect poisons in the local trains to help her mother during this family crisis. Eventually, Khoka’s kindness brings him closer to Shibu’s family, and he realises that there is a strong bond growing between Soma and himself.
2014 / Bengali dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 118 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: International Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Depiction of Birth Process, Requires Parental Guidance, Strong Language and Violence
Director: Kaushik Ganguly
Scriptwriter: Kaushik Ganguly
DOP: Soumik Halder
Editor: Bodhaditya Banerjee
Composer: Indraadip Dasgupta
Cast: Dulal Sarkar, Debalina Roy