Bombay Film Festival

Bombay Film Festival, India (November 24 - November 30, 1997)

FIPRESCI PRIZE

Man of the Story Kathapurushan Man of the Story
(India, 1996, 107 mins) Jury: Chidananda Dasgupta (India) , Klaus Eder (Germany) , Jacob Wong (China)

International Sales:
NHK
Tel. (0570)000-787
Fax: 044-833-6710
Web: www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld

Motivation
"for its austere economy of narration and its coureageous reassessment of a chapter of Kerala's political history"

Crossfire Dahan Crossfire
(India, 1998, 145 mins)

International Sales:
Gee Pee Films Pvt. Ltd.
34/1, Ballygunge Circular Road, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Tel. 33 2476 0932

Motivation
"for its penetrating insight into the repercussions of a criminal act in the lifes of two women and their families"