LIFF | Abyakto (Unsaid)
26 June, 2019 8:00 pm | Cineworld Leicester Square, London
Director: Arjunn Dutta
Starring: Arpita Chatterjee, Adil Hussain, Anubhav Kanjilal
Run time: 87 mins | Recommended Certificate: 12A
Language: Bengali with English subtitles | Year: 2018 | Country: India
Arjunn Dutta’s debut feature film Abyakto (Unsaid), is a touching story about the relationship between a mother and her son. Abyakto narrates the journey of Indra from childhood, through adolescence to adulthood through snippets from his past, as he is forced to revisit them when he returns to his hometown of Kolkota to take care of property matters a couple of years after his father’s death. The journey into Indra’s past reveal a strained and complex relationship with his mother that has gone on to shape him as a person in the present. Abyakto is a tender and poignant tale about love, regret, loneliness and the search for an identity.
Arjunn Dutta born in 1986 is a NETPAC Nominee and is a Master’s Degree holder in Sociology from the prestigious Presidency College, Kolkata in India. He has always been very observant of his social surroundings and likes to debunk situations and put in his own insight into what he observes. Exploring various film genres allows him to grasp an added understanding of the story telling technique employed in film. His last short fiction “The 6 th Element” has garnered him accolades from various Film Festivals across the globe including the prestigious NETPAC nomination from Bangladesh.
Pictured: Abyakto (Unsaid) Film Still, Dir. Arjunn Dutta