Cannes Film Festival

Rohena Gera – Sir #Cannes2018

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An impossible love story in contemporary India, where rules are broken and new lives can begin.

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PODCAST | Angelo Acerbi interviews Rohena Gera, director of the film Sir.

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Rohena Gera, director of Sir, has always been interested in class issues in her society and with this film she faces them from a different perspective. As she tells us, it is time to talk about that in Indian society, and she wants to do her part.

Sir: Ratna works as domestic live-in help with Ashwin, a man from a wealthy family. Although Ashwin seems to have it all, Ratna can sense that he has given up on his dreams and is somewhat lost… On the other hand, Ratna who seems to have nothing, is full of hope and works determinedly towards her dream. As these two worlds collide and the two individuals connect, the barriers between them seem only more insurmountable…

  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Rohena Gera
  • Interviewee role
    Director
  • Film title
    Sir
  • Festival section
    Critics Week
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