Private Project

The Decision

Siddhanto - The Decision (Language Bengali with English subtitles) is a feature narrative based on the experiences of parents who have migrated to the US to live permanently with their children. The film focuses on their expectations and the reality of starting to live in a foreign land at an older age. Interactions with their children and the society at large leads to self introspection of the characters and their vulnerabilities.

Accolades:
4th Kolkata International Shorts Festival - 2015, Kolkata-India
10th Global Commffest Film and Art Festival 2015 ,Toronto-Canada
10th Seattle South Asian Film Festival 2015,USA

  • Joydeep Das
    Director
  • Joydeep Das
    Writer
  • Joydeep Das
    Producer
  • Jayanta Banerjee
    Key Cast
  • Rumela Ganguly
    Key Cast
  • Rajarshi Ray
    Key Cast
  • Ratula Chakrabarti
    Key Cast
  • Kaushik Chakrabarti
    Key Cast
  • Rumona Lahiri
    Key Cast
  • Sandeep Mukherjee
    Key Cast
  • Mark Feghali
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    সিদ্ধান্ত (English Subtitles)
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    59 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 15, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    India, United States
  • Language:
    Bengali, English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Seattle Premiere
    Seattle
    February 15, 2015
    Seattle Premiere
  • 4th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival - 2015
    Kolkata, India
    August 2, 2015
  • 10th Global Commffest Film & Art Festival , Toronto
    Toronto
    September 27, 2015
  • 10th Seattle South Asian Film Festival
    Seattle
    October 17, 2015
Director Biography - Joydeep Das

Joydeep a corporate finance professional, is a self taught Seattle based hobbyist filmmaker . Siddhanto- The Decision (production date Feb 15,2015)is his second movie after Roopkothar Sondhane - In Search of a Fairytale which was released in 2013 and featured at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival. The cast and crew of both the movies are amateurs from the Seattle Indian Community. The story, script, cinematography and music design of both the productions are also done by Joydeep.

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Director Statement

Films are made in dreams.