Thadiyan | Short Film Nominee

Short Film Nominee June 30, 2021


By Varghese Paul with 6.4

drama · Short Films · malayalam

The film opens with a shot of vast outdoors, along with a solitary figure who sits by himself amidst it all. The despair in his body language is soon engaged with for the viewer's benefit. After a romantic partner ended things with him, he is now left with a broken heart.

However, his friends and peers provide little comfort or support to him while he is hurting and drowning in hopelessness. Instead, they mock him for his weight, isolating him further. It is thus that the film offers a comment on peer pressure, fat shaming and society's distorted body standards. However, when one is subjected to cruel behavior in this manner, can it ever end well?
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