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WHITE SUN

Directed by Deepak Rauniyar

Louverture Films is a Producer

 

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

  • Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival 2017
  • Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017
  • Guanajuato International Film Festival 2017
  • Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2017
  • Filmfest München 2017
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017
  • Sydney Film Festival 2017
  • Nepal America International Film Festival 2017
  • Sarasota Film Festival 2017
  • Florida Film Festival 2017
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival 2017
  • MOOOV Festival 2017
  • Festival International de Films de Fribourg 2017 - Winner Audience AwardDon Quijote Award, Ecumenical Jury Award, Special Mention for "a very well crafted drama exposing politics, tradition and religion in a confined region”
  • Habitat International Film Festival New Delhi 2017
  • New Directors/New Films 2017
  • Göteborg Film Festival 2017
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival 2017 - Winner New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize
  • Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival 2016
  • International Film Festival of Kerala 2016
  • Dubai International Film Festival 2016
  • Singapore International Film Festival 2016 - Winner Best Film, Silver Screen Award
  • Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2016
  • Kolkata International Film Festival 2016
  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2016
  • Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid 2016
  • Mumbai Film Festival 2016
  • Busan International Film Festival 2016
  • Films from the South Festival | Film Fra Sør-festivalen 2016
  • Toronto International Film Festival 2016 - Contemporary World Cinema
  • Venice International Film Festival 2016 - Horizons, Winner INTERFILM Award


When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandra must travel to his remote mountain village after nearly a decade away. Little Pooja is anxiously awaiting the man she thinks is her father, but she's confused when Chandra arrives with Badri, a young street orphan rumored to be his son. Chandra must face his brother Suraj, who was on the opposing side during the Nepali civil war. The two brothers cannot put aside political feelings while carrying their father's body down the steep mountain path to the river for cremation. Suraj storms off in a rage, leaving Chandra with no other men strong enough to help. Under pressure from the village elders, Chandra must seek help from outside the village to obey the rigid caste and discriminatory gender traditions he fought to eliminate during the war. Chandra searches for a solution in neighboring villages, among the police, guests at a local wedding, and rebel guerrillas...