1000 Rupee Note

Directed by Shrihari Sathe

Release Year: 2016
Running time: 89
Country:
Language: Marathi with English subtitles
Genres: Drama , World Cinema
Subjects:
$20.97 - Classroom Rights
MSRP: $29.95
$149.00 - Face-to-Face Classroom
$349.00 - With PPR
$499.00 - With DSL
$499.00 - With DSL and PPR
MSRP: $599.00
Screening Info
Directed by: Shrihari Sathe
Writer: Shrikant Bojewar
Crew: Shrihari Sathe

Budhi, a widow lives in a small village in Maharashtra, India. Her only son, a young farmer, has committed suicide. Though poor and left alone in the world, she leads a cheerful life. She is particularly fond of her neighbor, young Sudama with whom she shares the small pleasures of life. A local politician gives her a few 1000 rupee notes at an election rally. She and Sudama go shopping to the nearby market with her newfound wealth, but fate has other plans for them.

Reviews

"With a Technicolor palette and buoyant original songs, this deeply humanistic morality tale us a feast for the eyes, ears and brain and lingers long afer the credits roll." -Mill Valley Film Festival   

"Keeping every minute detail of the story intact, the director has struck gold with his first film." -Times of India 

"The film connects at all three levels- social, political and emotional and powerfully depicts the nuaces of life." -Lokmat 

"Not just a film but a gratifying experience." -Maharashtra Times

 

"[A] surprisingly sophisticated folk tale." -Film Journal International 

 

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