A Night of Knowing Nothing

  • France
  • India
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L, a university student in India, writes letters to her estranged lover, while he is away. Through these letters, we get a glimpse into the drastic changes taking place around her. Merging reality with fiction, dreams, memories, fantasies and anxieties, an amorphous narrative unfolds.

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  • Original Title
    A Night of Knowing Nothing
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Payal Kapadia and Himanshu Prajapati
  • Cinematography
    Ranabir Das
  • Editing
    Ranabir Das
  • Sound
    Moinak Bose, Romain Ozanne
  • Runtime
    96 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • France
    • India
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • FIDMarseille International Film Festival, France, 2021
    • Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
    • Athens International Film Festival, Greece, 2021
    • Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic
    • Busan International Film Festival, South-Korea, 2021
    • Bordeaux International Independent Film Festival, France, 2021
    • Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival, Mongolia, 2021
    • Viennale, Austria, 2021
    • DOK Leipzig – International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
    • San Diego Asian Film Festival, United States, 2021
    • New Zealand International Film Festival, New Zealand, 2021
    • Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina
  • Awards
    • L’Oeil d’Or for Best Documentary | Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, France, 2021
    • Amplify Voices Award | Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
    • Cinematic Vision Award | Camden International Film Festival, United States
    • Special Mention | Cork International Film Festival, Ireland
    • Astor Piazzolla for Best Feature Film & MUBI Award to the Best Film | Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina

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