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The tongue of my mother

An ill maintained school situated at a remote place in Assam, India, where students from various communities come from far off to study. A naive Teacher "struggles" to impart lessons oblivious of the fact that these children are unable to grasp due to language hindrances. But he himself faces similar challenges when the School Inspector asks him to fill up feedback forms during an annual inspection.

  • Manas Sagra
  • Manas Sagra
  • Majan Bordoloi
  • Sanjeev Buragohain
    Key Cast
  • Katharson Engti
    Key Cast
    "School Inspector"
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    19 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    3,300 USD
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    Assamese, English, Nepali
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Director Biography - Manas Sagra

Manas Sagra is working as a freelance director and script writer in Assamese film industry. He is a post graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism from Gauhati University. He started his career as an assistant director and script writer for an Assamese TV serial, ‘Xabda’. He has also assisted in couple of Assamese movies.
He started his independent direction with his short film ‘Little Hearts’ which has received a number of accolades.
He is recent work is "The Tongue of my Mother" an Assamese short film.
Besides these he writes short stories in Assamese.

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Director Statement

Films are not just for entertainment but to showcase the reality and struggles of society's oppressed class and to portal multi-dimensional experiences of people's lives and beyond...