5 Bangladeshi movies will take part in several segments of the 74th Cannes Movie Competition, which will probably be held in France from July 6 to 17. Allow us to take a look at these 5 movies.
“Rehana Maryam Noor”, official choice, Un Sure Regard
Director Abdullah Mohammad Saad’s movie “Rehana Maryam Noor” has been chosen underneath Cannes Movie Competition’s Un Sure Regard part, which honours movies that inform non-traditional tales. This makes it the primary Bangladeshi movie to be formally chosen for the distinguished pageant. The movie, which options Azmeri Haque Badhon, Afia Tabassum Borno, Afia Zahin, Kazi Sami Hasan and Tuhin Tajimul, amongst others, is predicated on a medical faculty trainer, Rehana Maryam Noor, who occurs to witness an unlucky incident on her means residence. On behalf of her scholar, she fights the system, going towards all odds.
“Transferring Bangladesh”, Marché du Movie
Nuhash Humayun’s upcoming debut characteristic “Transferring Bangladesh” has been chosen for Marché du Movie – Competition de Cannes. The enterprise counterpart to the Cannes Movie Competition, Marché du Movie, is the world’s greatest movie market. Produced by Arifur Rahman and Bijon,” Transferring Bangladesh” was chosen for NFDC Movie Bazaar’s coproduction market in 2020. The very best performing tasks from the programme have been invited to Marché du Movie as a part of a collaboration between Movie Bazaar and Cannes. Whereas Bangladeshi movies in previous years have had paid screenings within the Cannes movie market, this movie acquired an official invitation to Marché du Movie’s Coproduction Day. Primarily based on true occasions, “Transferring Bangladesh” tells the story of younger entrepreneurs in Dhaka growing an app that would change the face of transport, endlessly. Though impressed by the story of Pathao, the corporate has no monetary or artistic stake within the movie, as it’s a work of fiction.
“Eka” (Solo), La Fabrique Cinema de L’Institut francais
“Eka” (Solo), the directorial debut of Suman Sen, has been chosen in La Fabrique Cinema de L’Institut francais, a tailor-made programme serving to proficient younger administrators from rising nations improve their worldwide publicity as part of the Cannes Movie Competition. Additionally written by Sen, “Eka” follows Biplab, a 56-year-old long-term diabetic insurance coverage agent whose frustration and hopelessness result in a mass revolt, giving rise to a strong worldwide motion. The movie is collectively produced by Arifur Rahman (Bangladesh), Dominic Welinski (France) and Sumon Sen (India).
“13 Locations of a Traveller”, Marché du Movie, Cannes Docs, Docs-in-Progress, Showcase South Asia
The documentary characteristic, “13 Locations of a Traveller”, an Indo-Bangladesh challenge, is a narrative of two parallel journeys; one wherein 1000’s of Sufi pilgrims march collectively over days and miles to proclaim unrequited love for humanity as they endure bodily ache. The second story is a few disabled, marginal Muslim man in current India who tries to rework his life combating towards challenges looking for love. The movie has been chosen for this yr’s Cannes Docs, Docs-in-Progress, Showcase South Asia, in Marché du Movie – Competition de Cannes. It’s produced by Soumya Mukhopadhyay (India) and Mokhalesur Rahman Talukdar Lenin (Bangladesh), and directed by Partha Das.
“Munni”, Marché du Movie, Cannes Docs, Docs-in-Progress, Showcase South Asia
The docu-film “Munni” has additionally been chosen for Showcase South Asia, in collaboration with the Worldwide Movie Initiative of Bangladesh. The movie is produced by Aby Shahed Emon and directed by Tahrima Khan. “Munni” follows the life of a kid bride who went on to change into an inspirational soccer coach and protector at an all-girl sports activities academy.
The ten-minute tough cuts of “Munni” and “13 Locations of a Traveller” will probably be offered on-line on July 7 from the pageant.