SIGNATURE OF THE SOUL

AATHMIKA

By Anil KUMAR

IRIS GREEN FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Development 2015

This movie showcases the breathlessness and ecstasy in the whirlpool of existence of Emma and the dream-like depiction of the life of twin sisters {Emma & ELINA} through a series of life-altering experiences of both of them in their travel draped in magical realism.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama, Fantasy
    • Countries
    • MEXICO, PERU, INDIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, FRENCH, SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Anil KUMAR
    • Synopsis
    • Emma was a lost kid from childhood unlike her twin sister, but like a seed of a milkweed, Emma a dainty girl of modern time floated through every aspect of her life. She was never contented all through her life even after the wildest enjoyments. An incident has pulled her to the deepest trench of reality. This movie showcases her breathlessness and ecstasy in the whirlpool of existence.Her acquaintance with Milan takes us to the depth of romance and he shows her the path to reach her realself. She travels further afar to find her answer to the extreme corners of the ascetics and finally finds the harmony of the soul and the body. On her travel she meet three important people who moulded her to achieve her goal
      This metamorphosis of her life in this movie is unveiled by her sister Elina who sets out in search of Emma through three milestones of Emma's life [Milan ,Bhairavi and Hari] who has felt her soul in its true form.
      Soul of this movie touches the dense pool of deep secrets of Indian wisdom beyond rites and rituals and with lot of myths and magical realism. Elina winds up her search saying
      "Emma my twin soul
      She flew high with pride
      With sparkling independence
      Unfolding her graceful,
      Mantle of silken wings
      Where all seems so bright and right
      Without detachment from the source"
      Unlike any other spiritual movie, Aathmika does not touch rites and rituals of any religious beliefs. The movie is taken to the next deeper plane where every spiritual perception meets.
      Visually and Culturally you journey through the history of Mexico /Peru to a busy city of Europe ,Amsterdam which is rooted in the art, architecture and music to the vibrant Indian culture, often labeled as an amalgamation of several cultures with lots of myths and mystic interlaced.

      The approach and treatment is a unique, non-linear narration and the center stage of the act is not viewed through the directors eyes perhaps its observed through the characters of this movie and these views break the journey and moves to and fro with interesting turns and twist leaving a signature in your soul
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