WIDOW OF SILENCE
Set in Kashmir, Praveen Morchhale’s film depicts the struggle of a Muslim woman to register her husband as dead after he disappeared seven years ago. Morchhale works with non-professional actors and uses long takes to give the film greater verisimilitude.
Written and directed by Sanjoy Nag, this film stars Soni Razdan as a single and lonely middle-aged woman who is irresistibly drawn to the voice of the announcer at the railway station she uses for her daily commute. Now only if she can find the man it belongs to.
Manoj Bajpayee returns to Busan for a third consecutive year, and his first as a producer. In filmmaker Devashish Makhija’s new political drama, the actor plays a terminally ill and lonely Maharashtrian policeman who comes to the rescue of a North Indian girl and her little brother.