Love Death and Everything In Between

Short - Experiencing their son’s life after his unnatural death while navigating their failing marriage; mourning parents Mira and Pradeep cannot overcome their grief but start to build their lives around it.

Long - Mira and Pradeep are grieving their son’s untimely death while navigating the ups and downs in their relationship. During their visit to collect his belongings from London, they experience his life vicariously; Mira meets Aubrey, his lover and bonds with her over their mutual longing for him. The trio relaises though they cannot overcome their grief, they can start to build their lives around it.

Winner of the Pix Interculturel Award at Filmschool Fest Munich

  • Soham Kundu
  • Soham Kundu
  • Xuanyi Wei
  • Siddiqua Akhter
    Key Cast
  • Bhasker Patel
    Key Cast
  • Xuemeng Li
    Key Cast
  • Haofeng Li
    Director of Photography
  • Xinyu Xu
    Production Designer
  • Qiuchen Zhao
    Sound Designer
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    24 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of the Arts London
  • FilmSchool Fest Munich
    November 17, 2022
    Prix Interculturel Award
  • London Indian Film Festival
    United Kingdom
  • Kyiv International Short Film Festival

Director Biography - Soham Kundu

Soham is an Indian born, London based Writer-Director, an alumna of University of the Arts London (Directing), National Film and Television School (Writing the TV Pilot), Today at Apple Creative Studios and Film London’s Creativity Squared. His works have screened internationally at Film School Fest Munich, Kyiv ISFF, London Indian FF, Mumbai International FF, Vancouver ISAFF, and has been distributed online on Disney Plus Hotstar and Movie Saints. He was a recipient of the JN Tata Scholarship. Soham aims to normalise South Asian identity in film, with a focus on familial relations, marginalised identities, the burden of hustle culture and the peculiar human connections that rise out of it. He is in early stages of development with his first feature 'The Sea Urchin' shortlisted for the B3 Hessen Lab, Munich Film Up and Pop Up Residency.

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Director Statement

The film is an exploration for grief through the lens of a mother, delving into themes of familial grief, a failing marriage, death of a loved one, overarching a nuanced Asian identity .

Official Selections -
- 41st Film School Fest Munich - Prix Interculturel Award
- Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2022
- London Indian Film Festival - New Wave British Asian Short
- International Filmschool Festival Toucan, Morocco

- Regina International Film Festival and Awards 2022

Our film has also been nominated for the Student BAFTAs 2023 in the Live Action Category from London College of Communication (UAL)