JOURNEY (SAFAR)

Determined to carve out a better future for herself, teenage Gouri leaves behind a life of prostitution that was forced upon her at a young age and takes a job as a caregiver for a mistrusting elderly widow. But just as she starts to find her footing in this new life, Gouri’s past rears its ugly head again. Skillful direction and understated performances shine in this nuanced exploration of the challenges and triumphs of starting over.

  • Director
  • Pratyusha Gupta

    Pratyusha Gupta was born in Madras, India. She worked in documentary, television, and advertising in Mumbai for more than six years. She graduated with an MA in Filmmaking from the London Film School in 2013. Pratyusha has always been fascinated by questions of identity, class, and religion — themes that dominate her films.