Ship of Theseus wins award at Transylvania, now going to Munich

NEW DELHI: Ship of Theseus by Anand Gandhi has won the Transylvania Trophy for Best Film and a cash prize of 15,000 Euro at the 12th edition of Transylvania International Film Festival which ended over the weekend.

The Best Cinematography Award went to Pankaj Kumar for Ship of Theseus. The award comprises of € 3,500 (in post-production services) offered by Cinelabs.

Ship of Theseus competed with 11 other films such as Wadjda from Saudi Arabia and The Deflowering of Eva van End from The Netherlands.

The film features three different stories - an experimental photographer, an intellectual monk, and a young stockbroker, each exploring their own ethical, moral and aesthetic dilemmas.

Slated for release in India on 19 July, the film has screened at Toronto, Tokyo, Dubai, BFI London Film Festival, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and International Film Festival Rotterdam among others.

It is now being entered in the 31st International Filmfest München opening on 28 June.

Mira Nair‘s The Reluctant Fundamentalist is also being screened at Munich under the Spotlight section that showcases films from established directors.

Gandhi‘s Ship of Theseus is a part of "International Independents", a section which the festival authorities say "combines breakthroughs, surprises and undiscovered treasure from around the world by primarily young directors with styles all their own."

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