11th International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh 2018

KAPHAL – Wild Berries

India | 90 min | Action | 2013 | Feature Film (Live Action)

Makar and Kamru live in a small village in Garhwal. All the men in the village work in the city. Makar’s friends’ fathers visit the village regularly, with gifts for the family. But Makar and Kamru have not seen their father for 5 years. When he does come home, Makar and Kamru find that not only has he not brought them any gifts, he scolds them regularly, and disciplines them too much. Makar’s friends, Bupi and Pusu convince him that his father may be an imposter. They plan to get rid of their father, through a magic potion from a witch in the forest, Pagli Dadi. But instead they meet Pagli Dadi’s granddaughter, Ghungra who takes them for a merry ride.

KAPHAL (Wild Berries) (90 mins, feature film) Synopsis: Makar and Kamru live in a small village in Garhwal. All the men in the village work in the city. Makar’s friends’ fathers visit the village regularly, with gifts for the family. But Makar and Kamru have not seen their father for 5 years. When he does come home, Makar and Kamru find that not only has he not brought them any gifts, he scolds them regularly, and disciplines them too much. Makar’s friends, Bupi and Pusu convince him that his father may be an imposter. They plan to get rid of their father, through a magic potion from a witch in the forest, Pagli Dadi. But instead they meet Pagli Dadi’s granddaughter, Ghungra who takes them for a merry ride.


Screening Schedule

  • 28 Jan
    04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Shawkat Osman Hall

    Central Public Library, Shahbag

  • 29 Jan
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

    Shegunbagicha

  • 30 Jan
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Alliance Francaise de Dhaka

    Road 3, Dhanmondi

Credits and Casts

Director
MS. BATUL MUKHTIAR
Story
Batul Mukhtiar
Script/Screenplay
Batul Mukhtiar/Vivek Shah
Editor
Hemant Sarkar
Producer
Children's Film Society, India
Cinematographer
Vivek Shah
Leading Casts
Sr. No. Name of the Actor Character Name 1 Harish Rana Makar 2 Pawan Singh Negi Kamru 3 Subrat Dutta Kailash (Father) 4 Pubali Sanyal Sulla (Mother) 5 Anuraaj Negi Bupi

Exhibition & Award History

Selected
1) 18 Golden Elephant- ICFFI, India
2) Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI), India
3) FD Zone, India
4) Uttarayan Film Festival, India
5) 61st National Film Award
6) GÖTEBORG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL , Germany
7) Zlin Film Festival, Czech Republic
8) Gorakhpur Film Festival,India
9) Busan International Kids Film Festival, Korea
10) Prague Indian Film Festival, Czech Republic
11) Trinidad+T0bago Film Festival, Spain
12) SAGA -Stockholm International Women's Film Festival,Sweden
13) Chicago South Asian Film Festival, USA
14) Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival -2014
15) Lonavla International Festival of Film & Television India - LIFFT INDIA

Awards
1) 2013 - Best Live Action Director Awards with 1.5 Lakh Cash Prize @ Golden Elephant , International Children Film Festival
2) Swarna Kamal For Best Children’s Film @ 61st National Film Awards
3) 3rd Best Festival Film @ SAGA Stockholm International Women’s Film Festival – 2014.