Movie Screening: a Death in the Gunj
Presenting the critically acclaimed "A Death in the Gunj," an award winning directorial debut of Konkona Sen Sharma (daughter of Aparna Sen). Based on a short story by Mukul Sharma, the film is set in the 1970s McCluskieganj, Jharkhand centering on a shy, young man who is a misfit amongst his rambunctious family. Come witness an ensemble cast of Vikrant Massey, Tillotama Shome, Om Puri, Tanuja, Gulshan Devaiah, Kalki Koechlin, Jim Sarbh, and Ranvir Shorey. The film has received a positive response at various film festivals and by many critics!
Konkona Sen Sharma's debut is a marvellously measured film, where each element of filmmaking is staggeringly synchronous with the other. - TheHindu.com
Watch A Death In The Gunj for the gem of a first film that it is. It will let McCluskiegunj grow on you. It will make you laugh and silently crush your heart. It will make you thank the makers of the film for giving you this one. - India Today
Konkona Sensharma's assured directorial debut, unpacks a complex sentiment with feeling, and gives us a layered film with memorable characters about the games people play, and how, sometimes, that can have terrible consequences. - The Indian Express
Sen Sharma's storytelling is strikingly sure-handed: proof that she is as fine a director as she is an actress. Her script is shorn of superfluities, cinematographer Sirsha Roy's exquisitely lit frames unerringly evoke the film's time and space, and the effortless acting by the ensemble cast is of the highest order. - NDTV
The San Francisco Bay area show of this movie is already sold out and we believe that our Los Angeles people will also be equally excited to get a chance to watch this movie.