Aamrityu - The Quest

(Assamese/unreleased/77 mins)  Arup Manna

23-May-2019 | 06:45 PM | The Stein Auditorium

Synopsis: A tired rebel Amrit returns to his village after four years of serving a losing cause. He tries to pick up where he left off, but he sees people stop conversations at his sight, he hears whispers and spies stares and pointed fingers, and it troubles him. As he tries to fit back in while making an honest living, he realizes the daily drudgery of life. He doubts if coming back was the right decision. Does Amrit find hope? Faced with fear of what life brings and courage to overcome it in his quest, what will Amrit choose?

Cast: Hemanta Gogoi, Ajay Deka, Om Kashyap

Cinematography: Arup Manna

Editing: Kuildip Baruah

Writer: Sibananda Kakoti

Sound: Manash Hazarika

Producer: Nabomika Borthakur

Director Bio: Arup Manna has over 30 years experience in film making in the Assamese film industry. His first film Adieu won the National Award and the State Award and was screened at various international festivals.This was followed by his films ‘Adhyay’ and ‘Aarohi’ which also travelled to many international film festivals - Busan, Dhaka , Singapore, Canada and others.

He has been a Jury Member of the of National Awards, 2008 and a Jury member of Indian Panorama 2016. Arup Manna has a diploma in Direction, Cinematography and Script Writing, from St, Xaviers College, Mumbai.Presently, he is a Visiting lecturer at Dr.Bhupen Hazarika Regional Films and Television Institute, Assam.

Age Limit: U

Festivals & Awards: Best Film Guwahati International Film Festival 2018 | Jury Special Award ,Bengaluru International Film Festival 2019|KIFF 2018| IFFK 2018 | Dhaka International Film Festival|3rd Eye Asian Film Festival