‘Third Person Singular Number’ is Dhaka’s Oscar entry
Dhaka, Sep 23 , Director Mostafa Sarwar Farooki’s film “Third Person Singular Number” will be Bangladesh’s entry for the 83rd Academy Awards, competing in the Best Foreign Language Film segment.
The film had its world premiere at the 14th Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea in October last year.
It was also screened at other notable international festivals such as the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands; 20th Afro-Asian-Latin Film Festival in Milan, Italy and Asia Pacific Screen Award 2010, Australia.
Inspired by Syed Manzoorul Islam’s novel, “Tin Parber Jibon O Kichhu Bastab Case Study”, the film is about interrelationships among a convict serving a life sentence, his wife and a singer.
The Daily Star said the film poses a question: “Can a woman, on her own, lead a dignified life in our society?”