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Features
Director: Rohena Gera 2018 99 Minutes Ages 15+
Sir Tue 16 Oct
06:00pm 99mins Event Cinemas | Brisbane City Myer Centre
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The mutual feelings between a live-in maid and her ‘sir’ are ever so subtly rendered in this debut feature selected for Cannes Critics’ Week.

Ratna, a young window, leaves her regional village for Mumbai to pursue her own career. Before it can be realised, she works as a live-in maid for a rich man, Ashwin, whom she calls her ‘sir’. Her life is confined to domestic duties, yet between those closed doors in an enclosed space, feelings brew between two souls who are both gentle and sensitive towards each other’s feelings. Writer-director Rohena Gera excels in portraying intimate, suggestive details that are always held back at the right moment, making the audience wonder and desire.

Screening as part of ‘Reconciling with the World: Asian Cinema

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Year:2018
Classification:Ages 15+
Country:India
Language:Hindi, with English subtitles
Director:Rohena Gera
Producer:Rohena Gera, Brice Poisson
Cast:Tillotama Shome, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Ahmareen Anjum, Vivek Gomber
Script:Rohena Gera
Program strand:Features
Rights:Mk2 Films