Saturday Afternoon

Directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

Winner of two jury awards at Moscow International Film Festival Bangladeshi auteur Mostofa Sarwar Farooki (No Bed Of Roses) returns with this tense thriller shot in a single take where terrorists take over an eatery in Dhaka, resulting in a siege scenario and multiple deaths. Loosely based on real events, the riveting film takes a close look at the roots of modern day terrorism through political, social and gender implications.

86 minutes

Bengali and English

Full English

Country of origin:
Bangladesh, Germany and India

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