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LIFE GOES ON

by Sangeeta Datta

synopsis

Set in today's London, in a modern Indian-Bengali doctors family. Manju's sudden death, throws Sanjay into rediscovering his relationship and the lives of his daughters. Grappling with devastating loss, missing the mediating role of his wife, Sanjay faces new crisis with the modern lives of each daughter, specially with Dia the youngest declaring her love for a Muslim boy - Imtiaz. Sanjay recollects his childhood and the trauma of Hindu Muslim riots during partition of Bengal. Finally he gets to know that his elder daughter is not his own. He reconciles as he realises nothing is perfect.

original title: Life Goes On
country: United Kingdom
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Sangeeta Datta
release date: UK 19/11/2010
screenplay: Sangeeta Datta
cast: Sharmila Tagore, Girish Karnad, Om Puri, Soha Ali Khan, Rez Kempton, Neerja Naik, Christopher Hatherall, Mukulika Banerjee
cinematography by: Robert Shacklady
film editing: Arghakamal Mitra
costumes designer: Namratha Jani
production: Stormglass Productions Limited
distributor: Crabtree Films
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