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WAITING (India) Showing w/short AND THEN, VIOLENCE (France)
June 18, 2016 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE
Tara, a young wife, is alone in a strange city after her husband suffered a serious head injury on a work trip. He lingers in a coma while doctors wait for the swelling in his brain to subside. Alone at night, she turns to the only other person in the hospital cafeteria for comfort, Shiv, who can sympathize with Tara’s situation – his own wife has been in a coma for eight months following a stroke.
Writer|Director: Anu Menon
Running Time: 92 minutes
Distributor: Shoreline Films
Language: English, Hindi w|English Subtitles
Rating: N|R (Adult Language)
Starring: Kalki Koechlin (Margarita with a Straw), Naseeruddin Shah (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Moonsoon Wedding), Rajat Kapoor, Sushasini Ratnam
FESTIVALS: United Arab Emirates, Dubai International Film Festival; Indian Film Festival, Los Angeles and New York; UK, London Asian Film Festival
AWARDS: Best Director, London Asian Film Festival
“Writer-director Anu Menon presents an unvarnished look at the lives of those with seriously ill loved ones in the smart drama Waiting. Waiting is a real achievement, and an enjoyable one at that.” Access Bollywood
Official Website: http://www.ishkafilms.co.in/projects.html#close
Official Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhnbNJacdAQ
Website w|Trailer: http://www.shorelineentertainment.com/movies/Waiting.html
After the January terror attacks, Rebecca, a Jewish law student, begins to question her identity as an increasingly violent and anti-Semitic atmosphere overcomes Paris.
Running Time: 15 min
Distributor: Seventh Art Releasing
Director: Jordan Goldnadel