Payal Kapadia’s film tells the story of love and loss

All We Imagine As Light Trailer: Payal Kapadia

A still from the trailer of All we imagine as light(Courtesy: YouTube,

New Delhi:

ahead of the world premiere of Payal Kapadias first feature film All we will imagine as light here 77th Cannes Film Festival, the makers recently released its trailer. In the trailer, viewers are introduced to a fascinating story that intertwines the lives of two women, each on their own confusing journey in the bustling city of Mumbai. At the center of the story is nurse Prabha, portrayed by Kani Kusruti. Her world is shattered when she receives an unexpected visit from her estranged husband, rekindling long-buried feelings.

As Prabha grapples with complications from her past, her younger roommate Anu embarks on a journey of new love, beautifully shot against the backdrop of Mumbai’s chaotic streets.

The trailer skillfully weaves these two contrasting stories together, giving a glimpse of the characters’ raw emotions and struggles. From Prabha’s journey of self-discovery to Anu’s blossoming romance, All we imagine as light It promises a deeply human exploration of love, loss and the pursuit of happiness.

By Payal Kapadia All we imagine as light It is one of 19 films competing at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. It has been almost 30 years since an Indian film won the prestigious Palme d’Or award at Cannes. The last time was in 1994 with Shaji N Karun’s Swaham.

A co-production between India and France, the film also stars Divya Prabha, Chhaya Kadam and Hridhu Haroon in important roles. This is Payal Kapadia’s first feature film making venture. Her documentary A Night of Knowing Nothing won the Golden Eye for Best Documentary at Cannes in 2021.

Over the years, several Indian films have made it to the competition section at Cannes, including classics such as Chetan Anand’s Neecha Nagar (1946), V Shantaram’s Amar Bhupali (1952), Raj Kapoor’s Awara (1953), Satyajit Ray’s Parash Pathar (1958). , MS Sathyu’s Garam Hawa (1974), and Mrinal Sen’s Kharij (1983). Nicha Nagar is the only Indian film to win the Palme d’Or award.

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