Relief

Through this film "Relief" we wanted to show a person's that situation where he feels like a prisoner within so called rules and regulations of society, and decides to kill ownself for freedom. Then he becomes his own assassin. In his subconscious mind he faces war to choose between death and life. Though he finally gets a ray of hope but he already gets captured by his own darkness and death chooses him. Thus everytime a new possibility gets murdered by society’s some disgusted rules.

  • Syed Abu Rayhen
    Director
  • Syed Abu Rayhen
    Writer
  • Rongila
    Producer
  • Shadab Hashmi Xian
    Key Cast
    "Rehan"
  • Asif Kibriya Rupoke
    Key Cast
    "Hitman"
  • Nazia Afreen
    Key Cast
    "Ishat"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Relief - মুক্তি
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 27, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    240 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Bangladesh
  • Country of Filming:
    Bangladesh
  • Language:
    Bengali
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital SLR
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Khulna University Independent FIlm Festival (KUIFF) 2020
    Khulna
    Bangladesh
    Screening
  • NSU - International Short Film Festival 2020
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    March 4, 2020
    Screening
  • 15th International Short & Independent Film Festival 2019
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    February 10, 2020
    Screening
  • GP Reel Hunt 2019
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    April 30, 2019
    GP House
    Official Selected, Placed in Top Ten
Distribution Information
  • Rongila, GP
    Country: Bangladesh
    Rights: All Rights, Internet
Director Biography - Syed Abu Rayhen

I'm a writer, director, photographer and editor. I studied Computer Science & Engineering at North South University, graduating in 2018. I've been engaged in the film industry as a writer, director and editor since 2013. In 2017 I've worked as an assistant director in a romantic drama named "Laal Neel Kabbo". I've started to make short film since 2018. I've been officially selected in "Filmiesta BUET 2018" for my short film "Ebong Aro Ekti Ekushe February". Also my short film "Tonni-Every Girl's Fear Myth" was officially selected in GP White Board Reel Hunt and another short film "Relief" was in top ten in GP Reel Hunt Competition 2019. I have uncompromising devotion to quality and is firmly committed to the development and progression of a loyal film culture in Bangladesh.

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Director Statement

This film is about a person's that situation where he feels like a prisoner because of society's disgusted rules. Through this film I attempted to show how society kills a new possibility every time. I hope this film will change the society's view and will help people to overcome the disgusted rules of society.