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Directed by Dong Yanyu
China, India, 2018
Short, Biography, Fantasy


An imaginary biography of my mother who, in her youth, dreamed of being a Bollywood dancer. In a lush Parajanovian fantasy through the heart of India, I reclaim her destiny and desires lost in another age.

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Awards & Festivals

Ann Arbor Film Festival

2018 | Winner: Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker

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