Mother

A psychological horror film that explores a young boy's struggle with his mother's death.

Awards & Recognitions:

- OFFICIAL SELECTION | One Earth Awards, India
- OFFICIAL SELECTION | The Lift-Off Sessions, UK
- OFFICIAL SELECTION | First-time Filmmaker Sessions, UK

  • Sparsh Banerjee
    Director
    That's Life
  • Sparsh Banerjee
    Writer
    That's Life
  • Bijoy Banerjee
    Producer
  • Sparsh Banerjee
    Producer
    That's Life
  • Sparsh Banerjee
    Key Cast
    "Pranav"
    That's Life
  • Aishi Dubey
    Key Cast
    "Arpita"
  • Ranu Ray
    Key Cast
    "Mother"
  • Saahil Sharma
    Score
    That's Life
  • Priyamvad Rai
    Sound Design
  • Saahil Sharma
    Sound Design
  • Dhruv Pattan
    Cinematography
    That's Life
  • Aditya PLK
    Cinematography
  • Sparsh Banerjee
    Cinematography
  • Sparsh Banerjee
    Editing
    That's Life
  • Priyamvad Rai
    Editing
  • Siddhi Shelke
    Set Design
    That's Life
  • Atharva Ranjan
    Set Design
    That's Life
  • Dhruv Pattan
    Set Design
  • Aditya PLK
    Colour Grading
  • Vrinda Mathur
    Special Thanks
  • Srishtee Ramchandani
    Special Thanks
  • Saachee Shembekar
    Special Thanks
  • Namrata Sadhale
    Special Thanks
  • Bimalendu Nath Bandyopadhyay
    Special Thanks
  • Manjushree Banerjee
    Special Thanks
  • Farzad Limathwala
    Special Thanks
  • Vidit Singh
    Special Thanks
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Horror, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    English, Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Whistling Woods International
  • One Earth Awards, India

    India
    Official Selection
  • Lift-off Sessions, UK

    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • First-time Filmmaker Sessions, UK

    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Sparsh Banerjee

Sparsh Banerjee is an undergraduate film school student of prestigious Whistling Woods International (WWI), India. The film school is ranked by the Hollywood Reporter amongst the top 10 best film schools in the world. Sparsh is the recipient of highly prestigious "75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow" recognition from the Government of India, He is also the recipient of WWI's prestigious "Subhash Ghai Vidyadaan Scholarship", a merit scholarship awarded to film students, who demonstrate high calibre and potential as a future filmmaker. Apart from being the writer-director of an award-winning short film, he is an award-winning child actor, the youngest film critic (https://theyoungestfilmcritic.home.blog) and football blogger (https://manunitedrundown.home.blog).

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Director Statement

Sparsh Banerjee is passionate about bringing to the silver screen untold stories that are inspiring and thought-provoking. Self-initiated as a filmmaker and now pursuing bachelors in filmmaking in prestigious Whistling Woods International (India), Sparsh started his cinematic journey in 2014 by acting in a short film UPOHAR (the gift) and received the Best Child Actor award in an international film festival. "That's Life" is his debut directorial venture, a multi-award winning silent short film that inspires to leave a mark in the world. "Mother", his second production is a psychological horror short film that explores a young boy's struggle with his mother's death.