Compétition internationale
43rd edition
19>28 november 2021, Nantes
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Pedro
(Pedro)

by Natesh HEGDE

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In a lost village in the western Ghats, Pedro has found a place with his brother’s wife and his nephew who he raises as his own son. But for the community he remains the handyman, exploited at will, a kind of outcast who is not to be trusted. His situation worsens when he is hired by the rich landlord who holds the family in his clutches: employed to protect his estate from wild boars, he accidentally kills a cow. The rainy green forest to which Pedro’s characters are confined could be that of a fairy tale or short story. It is home to a world of invisible, constraining ties, rampant alcoholism and indistinct revolt, where here and there beauty still arises. Natesh Hegde’s first feature film proves a calm mastery and a rare subtlety, linking the directing’s elliptical and suggestive precision to the depth of the gaze it sets on its characters. FM
French Premiere
  • Titre français
    Pedro
  • Original title
    Pedro
  • Titre international
    Pedro
  • Scénario
    Natesh HEGDE
  • Photo
    Vikas URS
  • Montage
    Natesh HEGDE, Paresh KAMDAR
  • Son
    Shreyank NANJAPPA
  • Interprétation
    Gopal HEGDE, Ramakrishna BHAT DUNDI, Raj B. SHETTY
  • Production
    Rishab Shetty Films
  • Support de projection
    DCP
  • Sous-titrage
    VOST électronique
  • Ratio
    1:85

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