Gopon goes to Catalonia

Cultural Correspondent
Thursday, November 9th, 2017


“Gopon-The Inner Sound” the second film by Ashraf Shishir is taking part in the Kasa Asia Film Festival in Catalonia, Spain. The festival started on November 2 and the film will be screened on November 12, on the closing day of the festival. It is set to compete in the NETPAC section. NETPAC is a global network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema. Niladri Banerjee has done the music direction for the film. A song has also been composed by Niladri while Shirsha Rai has sung it. Dola Banerjee has sung the songs of Tagore in the film. Rafayet Newaz has composed other songs and Sabbir Mahmud has executed cinematography and editing.


“Gopon” tells its story through double plot arrangements. In one there is a bereaved widower from underground politics and the meandering development of his only daughter. On the other side there is a famous writer suffering from dementia and the arrival of a failed film director in her life. The thriller combines the arbitrary strains into murders and renewed dreams. The film’s shooting was completed in June, 2015.


The film stars Indian novelist Kaberi Roy Chowdhury, Sumona Soma, Abul Kalam Azad etc. It has been screened in International Film Festival of Nepal and International Film Festival of South Asia in Toronto, Canada.

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