The film begins with images of the gradual erosion of a village, on the border of India and Bangladesh caused by the changing course of the river.
The novel is dense in content and cosmopolitan in nature, and hence, of interest to a wide range of audiences.
Sherni is Amit Masurkar’s tribute to the tiger, or rather, a tigress who is constantly threatened by humans and is frightened for her cubs.
Aarkkariyam is a Malayalam film woven around crime and free will. It is the directorial debut of Sanu John Verghese.
Kanchenjunga was not originally set in the hills. Satyajit originally located this in a picnic spot in the outskirts of Calcutta and named it Baganbari, i.e. a country house. It was only after a series of recce in the northern fringes of Calcutta failed that he – in a moment of epiphany – decided to relocate it to Darjeeling.