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QISSA: THE TALE OF A LONELY GHOST

by Anup Singh

synopsis

Umber Singh is a Sikh who loses everything during the separation of India in 1947 and is forced to leave his homeland. He obsessively wishes for a male heir. When his fourth daughter is born, he decides to wage a fight against destiny.

international title: Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost
original title: Qissa
country: Germany, India, Netherlands, France
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Anup Singh
film run: 109'
release date: FR 03/09/2014
screenplay: Anup Singh, Madhuja Mukherjee
cast: Irrfan Khan, Tillotama Shome, Rasika Dugal, Tisca Chopra
cinematography by: Sebastian Edschmid
film editing: Bernd Euscher
art director: Tim Pannen
music: Béatrice Thiriet
production: Heimatfilm, Augustus Film, Ciné-Sud Promotion, National Film Development Corporation of India
distributor: Zootrope Films