The Last Brick

Our story revolves around a middle age woman who has been surviving through the midst of a chaotic deprived life. Her first husband left her with a girl child and her second husband is in jail in rape charges. Due to this, she is sole bread winner of the house. She has a daughter of 17 and a 4-year-old son. She has been working as a sweeper, an auto driver and many other small jobs for her dream, to make her own house which she finally able to build. The catch in the situation is that she couldn’t shift to her new house due to some social complexities. Currently she is residing with her old age mother, brother and her sister. Her surrounding continuously challenging her to give up but she is blooming from within for last 15 years to show us an idea. An idea of hope, an idea to set up an example for us without even realizing it.

  • Amit Rathee
    Director
  • state institute of film and television
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Student
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 7 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 31, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    55 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - state institute of film and television
Director Biography - Amit Rathee

Amit Rathee is a student of state institute of film and television second year, he starts his career from theater and then later move on to the cinema. Amit is a part of many commercial and social political theater groups. Now he is working on his next student project studio film.

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Director Statement

My primary goal is to convey the message through the story is that, when an idea of struggle got connected by a ray of dream then it turns out to be an exemplary story without any care for recognition. A lady whose whole life revolve around a dream that is to live in her own house with her children. A house where she need not to worry about the safety of her teenage daughter, a house where she doesn’t care about the taunts of her mother. This could be a very small thing for us but for a lady who is fighting a war with the society just to make it real, is a life longing dream. An individual and a woman and a Dalit and an Indian want something and are ready to go to any level to attain it. We want to show the dreams of people who has no brand value for the society but still their struggle, their hopes, their stories need to be heard because stories never dies, ideas never get extinct, they always live through some person or in a character or may be in a film.