Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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(Cheluvi )

by Girish KARNAD

An old and very poor woman lives near a forest with her two daughters. When the girls can turn herself into a flowering tree. They go deep into the forest and while Cheluvi enters the meditation, her sister brings two pitchers of water, one of which she pours over Cheluvi. The miracle takes place and a blossom-laden tree appears where the girl was seated. Carefully, as Cheluvi has warned her not to break any part of the tree, the sister plucks as many flowers as she can. She pours the second pitcher of water over the tree and Cheluvi regains her human form. Kumar, the son of the wealthy village chieftain, is bewitched by the beauty and fragrance of the flowers. He follows the girls into the forest to discover their secret but fails. Obsessed with the flowers he weds Cheluvi— but remains aloof from her…

  • Titre français
  • Original title
  • Titre international
  • Scénario
    Girish Karnad
  • Photo
    Rajiv Menon
  • Montage
    Suresh Urs
  • Son
    S. P. Ramanathan
  • Musique
    Bhaskar Chandavarkar
  • Interprétation
    Sonali Kulkarni, Gargi Yakkundi, Prashant Rao, Geetanjali Kirloskar, B. Jayashree, Poornima Chikkerur, Sushma
  • Production
    Sadir Media PVT Ltd
  • Support de projection
    35 mm

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