Monday, 30 November 2015

Dealing with fear - CORRIDOR

Channel: Pocket Films
Duration: 7 minutes 45 seconds

This film is not really a short story but it narrates an incident. A young man is show driving into a basement parking of a large building, it is not established whether it is a residential building or is it an office building or perhaps it could be a hotel, but that does not matter because the makers have only single-mindedly focused on fear. What fear can do to people is very well demonstrated. Now coming back to our young man, he takes the

Friday, 13 November 2015

Gamble - Short Film in Tamil

Language: Tamil with English subtitles
Duration: 7 minutes approximately

This short film is one of my favourites, it has a twist and a turn. The story is about a businessman named Soundarapandi who started small and later made it big in the real estate business. While he does not mind spending a large amount of money to get a fancy number plate for his new BMW car, he flatly refuses his cook when she asks him for a loan of Rs. 25000 which she badly needs for her daughter’s marriage. Soundarapandi receives an anonymous phone call informing him that there would be a raid at his house by the Income Tax (IT) Department. He calls up the IT commissioner and pleads with him,