Nikhil Lama & Siddharth Potade
India | 2023 | 15 min
Language : Hindi
Subtitles : French, English
It is a special day for Ajju: he is celebrating his father's 90th birthday. However, the latter is suffering from dementia. He is continually losing his bearings, and has problems recognising his own son. While his party is ongoing, the father embarks on a solitary quest to find his dentures, presumably lost somewhere in the hotel where the celebration is taking place. For him, the hotel is a strangely familiar non-place, completely devoid of memories, which he wanders through in a disconcerting hallucinatory quest for his missing prosthesis. Dentures is an unusual short film which enjoys gently confusing viewers and thwarting their expectations. Guided by the demented wanderings of a disoriented father, the film works a discontinuous and ingenious temporality that ends up in an explosive narrative chaos. This film by Nikhil Lama and Siddharth Potade - who also works for the Indian Bollywood industry - is a quirky, experimental and intimate object, whose narrative is continually challenged by the memory losses of its protagonist.
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