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Wednesday 22 November 2017 - 23:04

MACHINES

71’, Germany, Finland,India , 2016
MACHINES
Director: Rahul Jain
Screenplay: Rahul Jain
Cinematographer:  Rodrigo Trejo Villanueva
 
Editor: Rahul Jain, Yael Bitton, Robert Fenz
Producer: Thanassis Karathanos for Pallas Film, Rahul Jain for Jann Pictures, Iikka Vehkalahti for IV Films
Distribution/Sales: Autlook Filmsales GmbH, youn@autlookfilms.com

Synopsis:
Moving through the corridors and bowels of an enormous and disorientating structure, the camera takes the viewer on a descent down to a dehumanized place of physical labor and intense hardship. This gigantic textile factory in Gujarat, India might just as well be the decorum for a 21st century Dante’s Inferno. In his mind-provoking yet intimate portrayal, director Rahul Jain observes the life of the workers, the suffering and the environment they can hardly escape from. With strong visual language, memorable images and carefully selected interviews of the workers themselves, Jain tells a story of inequality, oppression and the huge divide between rich, poor and the perspectives of both
 
Filmography:
This film is his 1st feature-length documentary .
 
Festivals and Awards:
Nominated - Grierson Award for Best Documentary – International,2017
Nomiated - Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film,2017
IDFA2017
 
 
 
 
 
Story Code: 2789
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