Noor Imran Mithu’s Komola Rocket is going to be screened in the 49th edition of the prestigious International Film Festival of India, which kicked off on Tuesday in Goa.
The film will be screened in the World Panorama section along with 67 films from different countries like Brazil, USA, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, China, India, Denmark, Netherlands, Bolivia, Colombia, Russia and others.
‘It is an honour to participate in IFFI, one of the oldest film festivals in the region. Getting evaluations from filmmakers and critics from differemt countries is what I look for in the festival,’ said Noor Imran Mithu, before leaving Dhaka for Goa.
Mithu has recently received best debutant director award at Jaffna International Cinema Festival, held in October.
Based on Shahaduzzaman’s stories ‘Moulik’ and ‘Cyprus’, the film revolves around passengers of a steamer ship named Kamola Rocket.
An apparel factory owner named Atik, who boards the steamer as a first class passenger, sets fire to his own company to claim insurance money. He decides to travel to his friend’s house to escape detection. But Atik meets a man accompanying a burnt woman who worked in his factory.
Tauquir Ahmed, Mosharraf Karim, Samia and Joyraj have enacted the pivotal roles in the film.
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