Winner of Melbourne Awards 2016 | Winner of Most Popular Indian Film Festival Abroad 2017
Bhayanakam
India | 125 min | 2018 | Malayalam With English SubtitlesAustralian Premiere
Saturday, August 11, 05.30 PM | HOYTS Forest Hill
Film Festivals and Awards
Cannes Film Market 3 National Film Award - Best Director Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay
The film is an adaptation of two chapters from Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai's epic Malayalam novel Kayar. The story is set in Kuttanad and its backwaters during the World War II and revolves around a postman, who delivers money orders at homes of those who have joined the army. When the war intensifies, he starts bringing in telegrams declaring people dead and he slowly becomes an omen of death.
Director Jayaraj
Cast Renji Panicker, Asha Sarath
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