30.09. - 09.10.2021

Titli India 2014 | 125 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Kanu Behl

Kanu Behl (*1980) comes from a family of directors and actors and studied film in Kolkata. In the field of documentaries, he has worked for international broadcasters like ZDF/Arte. Titli is his feature film debut and was shown at Cannes in the section Un Certain Regard.

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Titli dreams of one day escaping his miserable life in the slums of Delhi. He diligently saves for his future, always making sure that his brothers and father -- all more or less brutal small-time criminals -- don't learn of his plans to escape. When the family council agrees that it's time for Titli to marry, another complication enters his life -- Neelu. The bride-in-waiting is less than enthusiastic about a future in a failed criminal dynasty, as she too has wider ambitions. This stark family drama shows a sombre picture of Indian society far from the clichés of Bollywood.
Original title: Titli
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Kanu Behl
Screenplay: Sharat Katariya, Kanu Behl
Cast: Shashank Arora, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial, Lalit Behl
Producer: Dibakar Banerjee
Director of Photography: Siddharth Diwan
Music: Pritam Das
Production Design: Parul Sondh
Editor: Namrata Rao
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: WestEnd Films
Production: DBP
Contact: Nadine Rothschild, WestEnd Films:


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