Olu

(Malayalam/2018/109 mins)  Shaji N. Karun

19-May-2019 | 02:00 PM | The Stein Auditorium

Synopsis: Olu (She) is the tale of a gypsy girl who mysteriously survives under the Kerala backwaters where she has been sunk by her rapists. Only during full moon nights, can she see the world above water. It is on such a night that she happens to meet Vasu, a young and talented painter, rowing his boat. Out of love, she empowers him to create paintings that will change his life. But their contrasting inner visions of love may remain unbridgeable.

Cast: Shane Nigam, Esther Anil, Kadambari Shivaya, Kani Kusruthi, Kanchana Indiran, P. Sreekumar, S. Gopalakrishnan.

Cinematography: M.J. Radhakrishnan

Editing: Sreekar Prasad

Writer: T. D. Ramakrishnan

Sound: Krishan Unni

Music: Issac Thomas Kottukappally

Producer: Dr. A.V. Anoop

Director Bio: Shaji Neelakantan Karun is an Indian film director and cinematographer. His debut film Piravi (1988) won the Caméra d'Or – Mention d'honneur at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. He was the premiere chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, the first academy for film and TV in India and was also the executive chairman of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) from 1998 to 2001. He is best known for his award-winning films ‘Piravi’ (1988), ‘Swaham’ (1994), ‘Vanaprastham’ (1999) and ‘Kutty Srank’ (2009). He won the National Award for Best Director for his debut film ‘Piravi’. He also won two Kerala State Film Awards for Best Director for his films ‘Swaham’ and ‘Vanaprastham’.

Age Limit: U/A