Aarohan to be screened at Montreal IFF
Bengali film ‘Aarohan’ (ascension) has been selected for screening in the prestigious Montreal International Film Festival being held from August 26 to September 6, 2010. It has been slotted in the ‘Focus on World Cinema’ section which showcases representative films from America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
‘Aarohan’ stars Soumitra Chatterjee, Sandhya Ray and Rituparna Sengupta and directed by Pinaki Choudhury .
Centred around Benaras, river Ganga and the famous ghats, ‘Aarohan’ tells the story of the journey of a man at the end of his life who arrived in the holy city with wife to stay at Moksha Bhavan, a place where dying people are given shelter for one month.