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Monsoon Shootout

Monsoon Shootout

Directors: Amit Kumar
Hindi with English subtitles
88 min
World Cinema

As heavy monsoon rains lash the badlands of Mumbai, Adi, a rookie cop out on his first assignment, raises his gun in the face of a criminal and is suddenly faced with the most vital decision of his life: to shoot or not to shoot? Monsoon Shootout presents three alternate scenarios, each sending Adi on a on a spiraling journey downward that pits him against fate and a system mired in moral ambiguity.

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Amit Kumar


Amit Kumar graduated in film direction from the Indian national film school, FTII, in Pune. His student film, JUDGEMENT DAY, a single shot short film about a custodial death and its shocking cover-up, brought him a grant for Artist Residency from the Chicago Artists International Programme. His short film THE BYPASS, produced under UK Film Council and Film Four's Cinema Extreme series premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. It won the Kodak BAFTA showcase, and was the UK entry for the Kodak showcase at Cannes 2004. The film also won 2nd prize at the Turner Classic Movies Shorts Awards at the London Film Festival and was selected as the Best Short Film at the Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles. Amit previously was Associate director to the BAFTA winning UK director Asif Kapadia on THE WARRIOR, and to the Oscar winning German director, Florian Gallenberger, on his debut feature, SHADOWS OF TIME. He was also the second unit director on Asif Kapadia's FAR NORTH in Norway, and Florian Gallenberger's film JOHN RABE set in China during World War II. Amit's World War II project, GIVE ME BLOOD, was selected for the NFDC Film Bazaar, the co-production market at the International Film Festival of India, Goa 2012.

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