in competition: Rukh [Unknown Faces]
Category: Feature Films | Duration: 102 min | Language: Hindi, Marathi with English ST
Was his father’s car accident really just that – an accident – or was it wilful murder? After the initial shock, 18-year-old Dhruv sets out on a quest for the truth. He gradually reveals some bitter truths and previously unknown sides of his father’s personality.
As a boarding school student he had, for instance, been unaware that his family had been in the midst of a crisis for a while already. Now he wants to know it all. But his mother Nandini makes an effort to discourage her son from further investigations. Yet Dhruv is looking for answers.
The film is about the journey of a boy who re-ties lost family bonds by confronting family secrets.