MARGARITA, WITH A STRAW

By Shonali BOSE

WIDE - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2014


Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2014
Contemporary World Cinema NETPAC Award
San Sebastian FF 2014
Film Library (not in selection)
Busan - BIFF/APM 2014
A Window on Asian Cinema
BFI London FF 2014
Love
Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2014
Competition Best Actress
Guadalajara FICG 2015
International Feature
Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema 2015
Audience Award for Best Feature Film
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2015
World cinema now
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • INDIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, HINDI
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Shonali BOSE
    • Writer(s)
    • Shonali BOSE, Nilesh MANIYAR
    • Producer(s)
    • Shonali bose NILESH MANIYAR (Ishan Talkies)
    • Synopsis
    • Laila Kapoor is a spunky, talented 19-year-old girl from a close knit middle-class Delhi family. She was born with cerebral palsy. Her speech is garbled and she sits in a wheelchair.
      As a result of her efforts Laila goes to college at the prestigious Delhi University. But when Laila’s heart is broken, her mother enables her to continue her education at New York University.
      There, Laila, curious about her sexuality, undergoes a journey that is beyond her wildest dreams.

      When she confronts her mother with the new truths about herself, a huge conflict rips them apart and the mother daughter bond is tested to the fullest.
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