KALVELI - shadows of the desert
dir. Franziska Schönenberger & Jayakrishnan Subramanian
prod. Nominal Film
Documentary / 86' / 1,85 / Digital 35mm /
Baskaran left India for Dubai with high hopes but came back in a coffin. His widow Sundari didn't believe he committed suicide, so the relatives recruit cousin and filmmaker Jayakrisahnan Subramanian to uncover, what really happened. On his research, Jayakrishnan discovers that his cousin's fate symbolizes the exploited dreams of thousands others and the consequences they have to face when they wake up.