Cannes-Shaunak Sen: A. And Rahman’s film ‘Le Mask’ has premiered at the festival. And Madhavan’s film ‘Rocketry: The Number Effect’ has also been screened at the film festival.
Expatriate Bengali director Shaunak Sen. He holds the Golden Eye Award in India. The 65th Cannes Film Festival was a source of pride for India. This time India was awarded the Country of Honor. Deepika Padukone has joined the duo this year. The proverbial Indian director Satyajit Ray’s picture has been shown and the Cannes Film Authority has made arrangements to save the picture. A. And Rahman’s film ‘Le Mask’ has premiered at the festival. And Madhavan’s film ‘Rocketry: The Number Effect’ has also been screened at the film festival. The trailer of Hindi version of Kamal Hasan starrer ‘Bikram’ has also been launched at Cannes Film Festival. Another Bengali film titled ‘Starfruit’ by Gaurab Kumar Mallick has also been included in the festival.
On Saturday another crown came from the Cannes Film Festival in India. This year, the Golden Eye Award went to Bengali director Shaunak Sen’s documentary ‘All That Bridges’. Although Bengali, Shaunak lives in Delhi. His documentary was screened in the special screening section of the Cannes Film Festival. The awarding of the ‘Golden Eye’ began in 2015 as a joint venture between the festival committee and an association of French writers. It is also called the L’OEil d’Or Award. Every life is very important even in the atmosphere of destruction. Pictures or documentaries on the subject claim the Golden Eye.
Shaunak’s documentary is 90 minutes in total. The story of two brothers named Mohammad Saud and Nadeem Shehzad. The two brothers rescued the injured birds, especially the black kites, and arranged for their treatment. Shaunak has captured their story on camera. All That Bridges also won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.