Abahgir Swargo (Heaven of the Unfortunate)

Abhagir Swargo is an adaptation of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's short story of the same name. The film is a period piece set in 1870. A poor boy is entrusted with the duty of performing his mother's last rights. But even to do so he needs to beg as the customary Hindu rituals are very expensive. The film is a commentary on the economic and caste based discrimination in India.

  • Tridev
    Gulmo, The Tramp and the Dictator, I Will Walk
  • Uma Banerjee
    Key Cast
    Time Up, Taranath Tantrik
  • Saurav Halder
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Period
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 10, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    14,000 USD
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Columbia College Chicago
  • BAFTA Student Awards Shortlisted (2022)
Distribution Information
  • Chris Sonnenschein
    Sales Agent
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Tridev

Tridev has graduated with a Masters in Cinema Direction from Columbia College Chicago. He is known for expressing underdog stories. He makes fictional and non-fictional films about people whose stories are generally not expressed in films. He worked as an Assistant Director in the Hindi and Bengali Film Industry for 3 years. He has been directing for the last 3 years.

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