Screen/Society--AMI Showcase--Bangladeshi Film--"Udhao" (Runaway)

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

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Introduced by Camille Chanod (Romance Studies)

Film Screening: "Udhao" (Runaway), (Amit Ashraf, 2013, 90 min, USA/Bangladesh, in Bengali w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital). A drama-thriller about the men who hide in the shadows of Dhaka city, and a rickshawalla turned bounty hunter named Babu hell-bent on finding these runaways and forcing them to face their past. His life mission comes to an ultimate crossroad when he meets is biggest prey: a corrupt politician named Akbar. Convinced an evil spirit possess him, Babu captures Akbar and forces him to retrace the winding and dark path that led him there. Little does Babu know the dark secrets that haunt Akbar are about to be unleashed... // Trailer: https://youtu.be/S5FGCjKzd08

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