Shankar's Fairies (2021)

  • Fiction, Available from August 13 at 9 p.m. CET until August 15 at 9 p.m. CET
  • 1h 28m

First Feature, World Premiere

1962: the newly independent and idealistic India is still class-bound and exploitative. Shankar, a village man with many skills, is an indispensable servant in the house of a senior police officer. His master’s little daughter loves his stories, and they share a close bond. Meanwhile, Shankar’s own daughter gets sick in his village while he is away.

1962: la nobile India, che da poco ha conquistato l’indipendenza, resta un Paese classista e sfruttatore. Shankar, uomo di villaggio dalle mille abilità, è l’indispensabile servitore di un ufficiale di polizia. La figlia del padrone adora le sue storie ed è legata a lui da un rapporto speciale. Nel frattempo, la figlia di Shankar si ammala nel villaggio durante l’assenza del padre.

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Director

Irfana Majumdar

Producer

Nita Kumar

Production Designer

Nita Kumar

Cinematography

Sunny Banerjee

Editing

Tanushree Das

Sound Designer

Vivek Sachidanand

Costumes

Arti Pandit

Screenplay

Nita Kumar

Casting Director

Gaurav Saini

Language

Hindi

Subtitles

English

Country of Production

India

Company

Nita Kumar Productions (Production)