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THE HUNGRY

by Bornila Chatterjee

synopsis

An adaptation of William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus set in contemporary New Delhi. The Hungry is a contemporary retelling of Shakespearian tragedy Titus Andronicus, set in the extravagant surroundings of an Indian wedding whilst exploring the role of the patriarch and corruption in Indian politics and big business.

international title: The Hungry
original title: The Hungry
country: United Kingdom, India
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Bornila Chatterjee
film run: 100'
screenplay: Tanaji Dasgupta, Bornila Chatterjee, Kurban Kassam
cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Antonio Aakeel, Neeraj Kabi, Sayani Gupta, Arjun Gupta, Suraj Sharma, Karan Pandit, Jayant Kripalani, Savita Rani
cinematography by: Nick Cooke
film editing: Jamie Kataky
art director: Devika Dave
costumes designer: Sheetal Sharma
music: Benedict Taylor
producer: Tanaji Dasgupta, Kurban Kassam
co-producer: Tessa Inkelaar
executive producer: Ben Bond, Andy Brunskill, Maria Walker
line producer: Naved Farooqui
production: Film London, SUMS* Film and Media, Cinestaan Film Company, Flying Unicorn Entertainment, Mastercut Pictures
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