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Soni

Orizzonti

Director:
Ivan Ayr
Production:
Jabberwockee Talkies (Kimsi Singh), The Film Café (Kartikeya Singh)
Running Time:
97’
Language:
Hindi
Country:
India
Main Cast:
Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Saloni Batra, Vikas Shukla
Screenplay:
Ivan Ayr, Kislay Kislay
Cinematographer:
David Bolen
Editor:
Ivan Ayr, Gurvinder Singh
Production Designer:
Vipin Kamboj
Costume Designer:
Navjeet Kaur
Music:
Andrea Penso
Sound:
Sylvain Bellemare

Synopsis

Soni, a young policewoman in Delhi, and her superintendent Kalpana have collectively taken on the growing crisis of violent crimes against women. However, their alliance suffers a major setback when Soni is transferred out for alleged misconduct on duty. Soni’s professional life is further strained by certain developments in her personal life, when she is forced to deal with the sudden arrival of her estranged husband.

Director’s Statement

The genesis of the film lies in a personal desire to share the humanness that I’ve experienced in the women I have crossed paths with in my life. Set in Delhi, India, the narrative centres around two policewomen who have stepped up to curtail sexual violence against women. I knew that I neither wanted to glorify nor victimise the female characters. A Police station is a place where the direst weaknesses of a social structure are at full display. Certain events in the story were pieced together from real-life experiences of Delhi’s policewomen. Though equally important for me was to portray these events in a manner which highlights the complexity of judgement calls made in the heat of a moment.

Producers/Distributors

PRODUCTION 1: Kimsi Singh/Jabberwockee Talkies LLP
VPO Shergarh
146001- Hoshiarpur, India
singhkimsi@gmail.com
Tel. +91 (0) 8427138439

PRODUCTION 2: Kartikeya Singh
Flat 204, Wing F2, Aquarius, Chaudi Vaddo, Marna, Siolim, Bardez
403517 – Goa, India
kartikeyanarayansingh@gmail.com
Tel. +91 (0) 9820899166

WORLD SALES: Jabberwockee Talkies LLP, The Film Cafe
singhkimsi@gmail.com
Tel. +91 (0) 8427138439
kartikeyanarayansingh@gmail.com
Tel. +91 (0) 9820899166

PRESS OFFICE: Gloria Zerbinati
gloria.zerbinati@gmail.com
+33 (0)7 86 80 02 82 (also on whatsapp)
+39 338 12 00 517
 


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