+ Q&A with director Buddhadeb Dasgupta
When a villager discovers a wrecked WWII Japanese warplane and decides to restore it, he gets himself into deep trouble.
Dir Buddhadeb Dasgupta
With Chandan Roy Sanyal, Parno Mittra, Sudipto Chatterjee
Bengali with English subtitles
Legendary Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta, who’s been compared to Guillermo del Toro, introduces perhaps his finest film. An idealistic villager discovers a wrecked WWII Japanese warplane deep in a ghostly forest. His dream has always been to fly, so he sets about secretly repairing it, but as he starts enquiring about an engine, the military find out – and he’s soon considered a national threat.