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CANNES DAY 3 | CHAUTHI KOOT (THE FOURTH DIRECTION)

A film with strong social and national leitmotifs
Suvinder Vikky, Rajbir Kaur and Taranjit Singh
Directed by Gurvinder Singh

Set during the Sikh separatist movement of the eighties CHAUTHI KOOT recounts the suspicions, fears and paranoias of India's Punjab region, specifically in the year 1984. CHAUTHI KOOT, which in Punjabi means "The Fourth Direction" is based on the short stories "The Fourth Direction" and "I Am Feeling Fine Now" from Indian author Waryam Singh Sandhu's 2005 collection "Chauthi Koot." Two ... more >