Director Bedabrato Pain's CHITTAGONG has been garnering a lot of interest worldwide, with international distribution companies showing interest in the film.
This means that the film would getter a bigger release. The film, in all probability, would travel to film festivals like Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and Venice next year.
Set in the 1930s British India, CHITTAGONG is a real life story of a 14-year old boy, Jhunku Roy and his journey to find where he belongs. Roy, who had without any thinking, had joined the freedom movement. After he was called a traitor by his peers, Roy was forced to confront doubts of his inner self as his world had turned upside down by then.
"This interested me and I undertook to make this film that relates the story of the kid who lived past the battle of Jalalabad at Chittagong," avers Pain.
Co-produced by Shonali Bose, who had earlier directed AMU, the film has Manoj Bajpai and Barry John in pivotal roles.