Experiencing Interruptions?

The Tale of Droupadi

Bani standing on the door with volatility. She founds footsteps with blood on the floor which leads her inside. Scarcely she knocks back on the wall and discovers hand marks on the wall. Then she begins to touch the marks hesitantly. Looking ahead she found a mirror and become apprehensive about it. Coming in front of the mirror she looks herself absurd. She puts on and wears saree, wig, shackle, ornaments from the dressing table, then begins to rotate and turns pale. As she rotates, her saree and ornaments fall down one by one. Now she moves towards the door, be taken aback, sees the room for once and goes away.

  • Laboni Ashrafi
    Director
  • Sham Pulok
    Writer
  • Bangladesh Cinema & Television Institute (BCTI)
    Producer
  • Madhobi Lota
    Key Cast
    "Bani"
  • Khaleq Sadman
    Cinematographer
  • Rudra Kawser
    Sound Record
  • Rudra Kawser
    Editing
  • Yousuf Hafeez
    Assistant Direction
  • Odetta & Schubert
    Music
  • Sheikh Abida Islam
    Translation
  • Tahua Labib Tura
    Recitation
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student, Other
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    450 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Bangladesh
  • Country of Filming:
    Bangladesh
  • Language:
    Bengali
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • NSU International Short Film Festival 2020
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    Official Selection
  • Dhaka International Youth Film Festival 2020
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    Official Selection
  • First-time Filmmaker Sessions 2020
    Pinewood Studios
    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • 3rd Jharkhand International Film Festival 2020
    Jharkhand
    India
    October 11, 2020
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Laboni Ashrafi

Laboni Akter born in Faridpur in 1992. She has completed his graduation & post graduation in Bengali Literature from University of Dhaka (DU). Then she joined film school. She is actively connected with a voluntary social organization working on Climate Change and Women Empowerment in Bangladesh. She loves history & mythology from her childhood. Now she is doing her PGD on Filmmaking.

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Director Statement

To me cinema is a journey, journey of a exhausted woman life.