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Sunrise (French Theatrical Poster 2015)


2014/ 85 mins/Marathi
Adil Hussain  
Tannishtha Chatterjee

Written & Directed by Partho Sen-Gupta
Director of Photography Jean-Marc Ferrière 
Editor Annick Raoul 
Dialogue Yogesh Vinayak Joshi 
Sound design Nicolas Becker

Inspector Joshi is a grieving father searching for his daughter Aruna, kidnapped years ago at the age of six. In his despair, life converges with a recurring dream in which Joshi pursues a shadowy figure who leads him to ‘Paradise’, a nightclub where teenage girls dance to a leering crowd. He is convinced he will find Aruna there and vows to bring her back to Leela, his broken wife.

  • World Première in Competition – 19th Busan International Film Festival 2014
  • Nominated ‘Best Cinematography’ Asia-Pacific Screen Academy Awards
  • Best Film & Best Cinematography AwardsDurban Film Festival 2015
  • Best FilmImagine Amsterdam Film festival 2015
  • Special Jury Mention One World PrizeMunich Film Festival 2015
  • Tribeca Film Festival 2015
  • BFI London Film Festival
  • International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Sitges (Noves Visions Competition)
  • Fantasia Film Festival, Montreal (World Cinema)
  • Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) 2014 (Indian Gold Competition)
  • The International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights, Geneva -2015 (Competition)
  • Sydney Film Festival
  • Melbourne International Film Festival
  • L’Ètrange Film Festival, Paris (Mondovision section)
  • Vilnius International Film Festival, Lithuania (Discovery section).
  • Beaune Thriller Film Festival, France (Young Blood Competition)
  • Roffa Mon Amour, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Milano Film Festival (Competition)
  • Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival (World Cinema)

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