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4.1
8 Ratings

Piravi

Directed by Shaji N. Karun
India, 1988
Drama

Synopsis

An Upanishadic passage sets out the almost mystic symbiotic bond between a dying father and son…Piravi translates this elemental bond into a contemporary setting.

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Piravi Directed by Shaji N. Karun

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1989 | Special Mention: Golden Camera

Locarno International Film Festival

1989 | Winner: Silver Leopard

1989 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Chicago International Film Festival

1989 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Silver Hugo)

Hawaii International Film Festival

1989 | Winner: Best Narrative (East-West Center Award)