Producer: N.B. Vindhyan
Production Designer: Muthuraj
Editor: Vinod Sukumaran
Music Composer: Ouseppachan
Sound Editor: Ajit George
Cast: Mammootty, Meera Jasmine, Narien, Remya Krishna
Legendary South Indian actor Mammootty plays Dr. Nathan, a renowned economist with a drinking problem. An intellectual, Nathan sees human relations as pragmatic, based on personal and financial need. But these ideas are put to the test when, on a whim, he decides to help his neighbor Deepti by paying her sonís hospital bills. The two of them begin an affair but Deeptiís mounting sense of guilt and Nathanís emotional coldness drive Deepti towards mental instability. Touched by her plight, Nathan soon finds himself irresistibly drawn back into this womanís life.
Based on a Bengali novel by Sunil Gangopadhyay, director Shyamaprasadís film takes a number of surprising turns. Mammootty and Meera Jasmine give nuanced performances as their characters continually defy easy categorization all the way to the final frame.
Malayalam (English subtitles)
Q&A with the director following the screening
Presented by the Organization of Hindu Malayalees (OHM)
9 D, Windsor Mansion, Kuravankonam
Trivandrum, Kerala 695003
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