The promise of a late-night bite at a local burger-joint lures a young girl into a rickshaw. When she ends up at a dysfunctional Mumbai police station a few hours later, a frustrated police woman must figure out what happened, amidst unreliable accounts from unlikely witnesses, as the event sparks a complex and emotional dialogue–that unfolds only partly in words–among various women from different walks of life.
Masterfully intertwining a multitude of perspectives that eloquently point to invisible bonds among women, IFFLA alum Reema Maya [Counterfeit Kunkoo, Grand Jury Honorable Mention for Short, IFFLA 2018] paints an intricate portrait of Indian urban society, in this astute and captivating film that dexterously uses the cinematic medium at its fullest power, with a haunting score punctuating a sophisticated soundscape to boot. The film world premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.
Content Advisory: Mild themes of sexual assault/ child abuse