Bangla film ‘Teenkahon’ wins two awards at maiden Kosovo filmfest

NEW DELHI: Bengali feature film Teenkahon (Three Obsessions), which was premiered in India at the Mumbai Film Festival, has won the Best Screenplay award and Special Mention of the Jury for Cinematography at the Bridge Film Fest at Mitrovica, Kosovo.

The maiden edition of the festival, in the partially-recognised state of Kosovo in south-eastern Europe, screened 10 feature films from across the globe.

Teenkahon marks the directorial debut of advertising filmmaker Bauddhayan Mukherji and is independently produced by his Mumbai-based production company, Little Lamb films. The film is set for release next year.

A triptych, Teenkahon features Dhritiman Chaterji, Rituparna Sengupta, Ashish Vidyarthi and Sabyasachi Chakraborty, among others.

Spread over a 100 years, the three stories are structured in the manner of the classical Three Act Play with each story exploring one facet of an obsessive relationship outside the purview of marriage. Each story is a vignette of the period it is set in and looks at the populist trends of the time which has been restored in terms of props, costumes, make-up and hair etc. and these films have been digitally manipulated to imitate colour processes that were available in India during the periods in which each film is set.


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