1956, Central Travancore

1956, Madhyathiruvithamkoor

Title (English): 1956, Central Travancore

Language: Malayalam

Film duration: 94 Minutes 07 Seconds

World Premiere in October 2020 at 42nd Moscow International Film Festival, International Premiere at 25th IFFK in January 2021

Synopsis:  Set in the times just before land-reformations in Kerala, Kora and his brother Onan gather four men to go on a gaur hunt in order to make some quick money. Their journey progresses through their dreams, desires, fears, fantasies and struggles.Distanced from their families and loved ones, sharing stories help them remember and appreciate their inescapable pasts and make bonds. When the real and imagined nature turn out to be larger than their will and strength could handle, they learn the harsh realities of the endeavour they have taken up.

Major Crew

Writer/Director/Editor: Don Palathara

Producer: Abhilash S Kumar; Artbeat Studios

Director Of Photography: Alex Joseph

Location sound: Sandeep Madhavam,  Jiji Joseph 

Assistant Directors: Shibin M,  Anuradha Indira

Music: Basil C J

Lyrics: Sherin Catherine

Colourist: Liju Prabhakar

Sound Mixing: Dan Jose, Sound Design: Arun Varma

Designs: Dileep Das

Major Cast:

Assif Yogi - Kora

Jain Andrews - Onan

Krishnan Balakrishnan - Karadikkela

Kani Kusruti - Kela's wife

Shaun Romy - Apparition