Short Film of the Day November 19, 2023
drama · Short Films · marathi
The film is quiet, innocent and endearing. The story is about the dread of a boy who is convinced he is about to lose his aunt over a lie. During a cricket match, Soham's cousin swears untruthfully on his mother, leaving the former worried about the well-being of his aunt. Read Less
Our young protagonist is on tenterhooks as he watches her closely, jumping at her hiccups, an inauspicious colour or an unreachable phone. Aai Shapat does a decent job of capturing the fright of a child following a harmless lie. The same is portrayed in the manner the other characters respond to him, a device that allows the film to communicate the sentiment seamlessly. The execution of the narrative is lucid along with being a subtle reminder of how deeply embedded superstitions are in our day-to-day to lives.