Gandu

Genre
Drama

Duration
85

Country
India

Year of production

Director
Kaushik Mukherjee

Producer
Dipankar Chaki
Kaushik Mukerjee
Overdose Art

Cast
Anubrata Basu
Joyraj Bhattacharjee
Rii


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A kinetic, style-hopping musical about a friendship between two disaffected youth; Gandu, a rapper who picks the pocket of the man to whom his mother sells sex, and Ricksha, a cycle driver and Bruce Lee fan. As Gandu exorcises his rage in explicit rhymes, the two desperado's escape into a world of drugs and porn until they are discovered by Q an enigmatic documentary film-maker.

Awards

  • Best Film & Best Director - South Asian International Film Festival (New York)
  • Best New Director - Seattle International Film Festival

Festivals

  • Berlinale
  • Slamdance
  • Sarajevo
  • Transylvania
  • Durban
  • World Film Festival Amsterdam
  • Split Film Festival
  • Athens International Film Festival
  • BFI London Film Festival
  • Helsinki International Film Festival
  • Ghent International Film Festival
  • Indian Film Festival of The Hague
  • Razor Reel Film Festival
  • Cinema Nouveau Film Festival