Bittersweet

Sohrab Hura
TORONTO PREMIERE
INDIA, 2019, DIGITAL, 14 MIN
ENGLISH (WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

 

Sohrab Hura focuses on intimate family life, particularly the relationship between his mother, who was diagnosed with acute Paranoid Schizophrenia, and her dog, Elsa. What began as a way to escape his family situation turned into a method of confronting the realities at home. Photographed and filmed over a period of 10 years, it is a search for meaning and closure with Hura questioning and discovering the banalities of everyday life at home.

  • Sohrab Hura (b. 1981, Chinsurah, India) is a filmmaker and photographer. His films have been shown in various film and video festivals like Berlinale, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, and others. He is currently based in New Delhi, India.