The Coast (17:28 minutes), 2020
Sohrab Hura

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The physical coastline becomes a metaphor for a ruptured piece of skin barely holding together a volatile state of being ready to explode.

Filmed in the dark of the night during religious festivities in a village in South India, the margin between land and water becomes a point of release beyond which characters experience fear, surprise, anger, sadness, trust, anticipation, excitement, contempt but also rapture as they wash off the masquerade.