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Chronicle Of Space

Dighu, an eight-year-old boy migrates to the coastal area of Konkan with his mother and elder sister amidst the torrential rain and roaring sea. In a vain attempt of forgetting the shadows of past experiences, coping up with the lingering absence of his father and accepting it haplessly, the multiple hues of Dighu’s delicate childhood unfold in front of us.

Echoes of this inner struggle reflect in his tiny diary, where he writes: "In the wee hours of yesterday's night when only silence reigns supreme, mother was crying." To all the suffocating chaos that is engulfing him, he responds to it with muted silence. He is trying to comprehend the incomprehensible nature of these occurrences.

‘Sthalpuran’ is a portrait of child-like innocence, the process of growing up every day, comprehending the inevitable cycle of life and death, subsuming the many known and few unknown wonders of nature from Dighu’s vantage point.

  • Akshay Indikar
  • Tejashri Kamble,Akshay Indikar
  • Sanjay Shetye
  • Neel Deshmukh
    Key Cast
  • Anushree Wani
    Key Cast
  • Rekha Thakur
    Key Cast
    "Dighu's mother"
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    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 31, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    279,657 USD
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  • BERLINALE/ Berlin International Film Festival
    World Premiere
    Gernaration Kplus Competition
  • Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
    Los Angeles
    United States
    California Premiere
Director Biography - Akshay Indikar

Belongs to nomadic folk artist family Akshay Indikar is one of the leading
filmmakers from Maharashtra making films in the Marathi language. He was
selected as a top-ranking student for Film and Television Institute of India with
an Indian government scholarship but eventually dropped out to make his own
films. Beginning his career with Udaharanarth Nemade, a docu-fiction film
based on eminent Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade, he has written and
directed two feature films Trijya and Sthalpuran which have been acclaimed by
critics and audience all over the world. He was nominated for the Asian New
Talent Award at the 2019 Shanghai International Film Festival for his film Trijya. His second film Sthalpuran premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival
2020 where he was nominated for the prestigious Crystal Bear Award. In
November 2020, he won the highest Asian film accolade called Young Cinema
Award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2020, which are endorsed by
UNESCO and International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). He
also received the honorary membership of the Asia Pacific Screen Academy
along with the award. His films got invited at major film festivals all across
globe. His film Sthalapuran Chronicle of Space will have its Indian premiere at
prestigious Kerala international Film festival in International competition section
in Feb 2021.
His film 'Sthalpuran - Chronicle of space' screened at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles for closing night with Anurag Kashyap. Currently he is working on his next film ' Construction'.

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