The Rebel in Festival News


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The Rebel

Rajashree’s national award wining 30-minute-long debut film, The Rebel, is both matter of fact and subtle about the subject, the characters and the turmoil they go through. The rebel of the title is Rahul, a teenage boy in a middle class household. His mother has remarried and Rahul feels left out and rejected.
Rajeshree scripts a twist in the tail, Rahul opts for a job at an old woman’s house. Slowly a friendship between them begins. She teaches him to feel the beauty of nature and the joy with which mundane chores and daily tasks can be done. When she dies he feels totally lost and alone. Finally Rahul turns to his mother and finds in her the same love that he had thought was lost due to her remarriage.