Private Project

COFFEE CAFE-காபி கஃபே

Coffee Cafe film features four stories of four characters connected to each other. Vinothini a divorced independent women runs a coffee café and also creates modern plays based on street play (Therukoothu). Kaveri 40yrs old transgender who works at that coffee shop as housekeeping. Senthil is an independent filmmaker who struggles for his debut film in a financial crisis. Pooja a freaky girl wants to live as her wish even having severed life at risk. One night one incident makes them all connect which one leads the plot.
We handled two important sequences in this movie.
1) One is Indian Transgender’s Main Ritual called “Milk Function” for 'LGBTIQ" Concept.
2) Second one is “Karnamotcham – the Street play”.
Karnamotcham is a Sub-sequence of “Guruchetra war” in Indian Epic “Mahabharatha”.

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    1 hour 35 minutes 25 seconds
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    January 5, 2020
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    60,000 USD
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Director Biography - Arunkumar senthil

NAME: ARUNKUMAR SENTHIL born on 15th April 1980. 36 years old. For last 6 years i have work at interdependent film yearly ,after i completed my higher secondary i was working as a computer operator. for 10 years above, when i was impressed by visual media, i started to search independently how to make films and documentary. my first short film SUDHA transgender 2017 after that THE BOY 2018(SHORT) .i have worked as a stage play script writer also. now i FINISH MY DEBUT FEATURE MOVE: COFFEE CAFÉ

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Director Statement

As a Independent Film Director also as a producer ,we face many difficulties to finish this project. For last two years i did ground work to finish this script. i did ground work on Theru-Koothu and Transgenders Community's life style. our coffee cafe team give more moral support to finish this project. when we shoot at village portion the villagers give wonderful support. after seeing final out we realize that we done paper script to visual script proper manner. after finishing shoot we face the real difficult at dubbing and post production, because it is very tough to re-create the original sound . we did it. when people see this movie they remember their coffee cafe stories.