Indian filmmaker Suman Sen’s “Eka” (“Solo”) has been granted funding from the Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, a fund operated by France’s nationwide movie board (CNC).
The venture, Sen’s characteristic debut, was a part of the 2019 Movie Bazaar coproduction market. Producers on the India-France-Norway coproduction embody Dominique Welinksi of DW, Bijon and Arifur Rahman of Goopy Bagha Productions together with Sen’s firm Fickle Formulation. Sen, Welinski and Bijon attended the lately concluded 2022 version of Movie Bazaar.
“Solo” follows Biplab, a 56-year-old long-term diabetic insurance coverage agent. Each morning, on his technique to his workplace in a crowded bus, he witnesses an enormous human toe of a large under-construction statue in the midst of the principle metropolis sq.. Absolutely coated in blue tarpaulin, the statue is meant to signify the Widespread Man. The town is keenly ready for the President to inaugurate the monumental statue.
Within the week the movie spends with him, Biplab goes deeper and deeper right into a state of frustration and hopelessness. When every part begins going fallacious in his life, the sensation that he failed his family members the identical means society is failing him grows stronger. His guilt transforms into anger and he finds himself giving beginning to a mass revolt in his personal metropolis. His resistance provides rise to a strong worldwide motion.
The venture is mentored by Anurag Kashyap.
In the meantime, Sen’s Oscar certified brief movie “The Silent Echo,” which gained finest brief at London’s Raindance Movie Pageant in 2021 and the Asian New Wave Award on the Kaohsiung Movie Pageant in 2022, may have public screenings in theaters and faculties in France to lift funds to help the village of Dhye and rebuild the infrastructure in Higher Mustang which is an formally acknowledged sufferer of world warming. The movie, which was shot within the Mustang space of Nepal, follows 4 youngsters from a distant mountain village who spend their days in an deserted bus on a ridge, enjoying music. When a band competitors is organized in a neighboring city, they collect the cash and braveness to be a part of it.
Sen’s subsequent brief “Cry Me A River,” was shot in Taiwan and made with the help of the Info Bureau of the Taichung Metropolis Authorities.