Genre: Drama Director/s: Ashtar Sayed (“I’m Sorry”, “Light of the Day”) Cast: Akhilendra Mishra (“Ya Rab”, “Gang of Gardulle”), ArtiRautela (“Commando”, “Satyagraha”), AmitPurohit (“Pankh”, “Alaap”) Runtime: 74' Country/s: India Year: 2011 Writer/s: MahendraPurohit Language/s: Hindi with English subtitles Budget: $1m IMDB: Festivals: Official Selection 2012 South by Southwest Festival Released: Australia, India, United States

This is an intimate look of women’s impotence in rural India to deal with rape.


A young woman is gang raped by the village council for trying to run away from her abusive husband. After she kills him for holding her down during the attack, she is sent to prison for life.