English Title: Joyful Mystery
Duration: 85 Minutes
World Premiere at IFFK 2021 February, International Premiere at Moscow International Film Festival 2021 April.
The film was later screened at IFFT, Mohanam Film Festival, Indian Film Festival Melbourne and IndoGerman FIlm Week
Maria, a young journalist (Played by Rima Kallingal) and Jithin , an aspiring actor (Played by Jitin Puthanchery), are in a live-in relationship without the knowledge of their parents. The movie is an 85 minutes car journey that they take together, shot in one long take. Set in the backdrop of the covid pandemic, this relationship drama reveals the nuances of an intense dispute and unreasoned maneuvers that the couple adapt in the intimate relationship.
Rima Kallingal, Jitin Puthanchery and Neeraja Rajendran
Writer/ Director : Don Palathara
Producer: Shijo K George
Production house: Bee Cave Movies Pvt Ltd.
DOP: Saji Babu
Associate Camera: Jenson TX
Location Sound: Adarsh Joseph Palamattom
Music: Basil CJ
Lyrics and Script Consultance: Sherin Catherine
Sound Design: Arun Varma
Sound Mixing: Dan Jose
Costumes: Swapna Roy
Colourist: Liju Prabhakar
Designs: Dileep Daz