Saanjh

  • 20'
  • USA
  • 2000
A lower-class baby dies in the middle-class compartment of a train traveling across India. When they find out the train isn't going to stop all night, the passengers persuade the lone mother to throw her dead child into the River Ganges. Tension increases as the train approaches the river, finally exploding with horrifying consequences. Sabrina Dhawan was born in England and grew up in New Delhi. She worked for a press agency for a while and then started on a film course in New York. Saanjh is her début film
Director
Sabrina Dhawan
Premiere
European premiere
Countries of production
USA, India
Production Year
2000
Festival Edition
IFFR 2001
Length
20'
Medium
16mm
International title
As Night Falls
Language
Hindi
Producer
Sabrina Dhawan
Sales
Sabrina Dhawan
Screenplay
Sabrina Dhawan
Cast
Nandita Das