Cannes 2024: Radhika Apte's Feminist Revenge Film 'Sister Midnight' To Premiere At 'Directors' Fortnight'

(MENAFN- AsiaNet News) The first trailer for Radhika
movie 'Sister Midnight'
is now out. The film
, directed by Karan Kandhari, will premiere at
Fortnight Cannes.
the only Indian film
chosen for the Cannes sidebar.

The film

is described
as a
'female vengeance picture'
with a
'twisted love narrative'
set in Mumbai. Radhika shared the first promotional video
from the film
and labelled it,
at Sister Midnight premiering at
Fortnight Cannes on May 19th! #sistermidnight #quinzaine2024 (sic)."

coworkers and well-wishers immediately complimented her when she released the promo. Anurag Kashyap reacted with heart emojis, while Zoya Akhtar added,

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“Mumbai-set twisted love story - A fantastical punk comedy, a feminist revenge film
, and a revamped vampire movie rolled into one.
An original, funny
and macabre
tale centred on a rebellious, misanthropic character.
We follow the trials and tribulations of Uma - a young, newly married woman - who discovers the realities of married life in a Bombay slum, and whose thirst for vengeance will not
be abated,”
reads the official synopsis of the film
by British Council.

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Aside from Apte, the film
also has Ashok Pathak in a
role. Wellington Films, Radhika, Suitable Pictures, Alan McAlex, Film4, and the British Film Institute
contributed to its financing.


AsiaNet News

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