Tungrus

Rishi Chandna - 13'
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SYNOPSIS

Tungrus is a short documentary that observes a week in the peculiar lives of a middle-class household in Mumbai, which turns topsy-turvy when the eccentric patriarch brings home a baby chick for his cats to play with.

What follows is an alternatingly absurd, nerve-jangling and heart-warming set of accounts about the latest addition, from each member of the family. The once adorable chick has survived his early days and grown into a tyrant, willful bird - forever taking up too much of their space and generally making life in the apartment unlivable.

The film follows the thoughts of each person to their inevitable conclusion – the rooster’s got to go. And as his fate hangs in the balance, the family debates the question that lingers in the air: should he be given the gift of life, or served for dinner?

A film nagykövete: Zoltán Orbán (spokesman of the Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society)

CATEGORY

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CAST

DIRECTOR:
Rishi Chandna
PRODUCER:
Rishi Chandna, Ritika Ranjan
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Deepak Nambiar
EDITOR:
Neha Mehra

INFORMATION

Country:
India
Original language:
Hindi
Year:
2018

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Duration:
13 min