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by Murali Nair


Kalyan, a middle-aged farmer, loves his goat Laila more than anything in life, including his bickering wife and his good-for-nothing son. The last remaining animal of a lineage that stretches back 500 years, to a flock bestowed on his ancestors by the King, Laila will not produce any kids. Finally, after a visit to a dodgy-looking veterinarian, Laila appears to go into heat, and Kalyan sets off with her across the city to a waiting billy goat. However a high-ranking politician is planning a major rally on that day, and the police begin blocking off the roads.

international title: Virgin Goat
original title: Ladli Laila
country: India, France
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Murali Nair
film run: 87'
screenplay: Murali Nair, Jonathan Page
cast: Raghubir Yadav, Shiela Naidu, Saurab Gharipurikar, Purnima Maudgil, Archana Phadke
cinematography by: Sandeep Patil
film editing: Emiliano Battista
art director: Preeya Nair
producer: Murali Nair, Philippe Avril
production: Unlimited, Les Films de l'√Čtranger, Maya Films


main awards/selection

Busan International Film Festival 2010 

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