A Tale of Night-flowers (Deho Station)
Full length feature film — A Tale of Night-flowers (Deho Station), got qualified in the primary selection round in Scarlett Films Festival 2016 (France). Organized by TIESS, Scarlett Films (India-the Netherlands-France)
Film-teasers are available at the youtube channel of Ahmed Tahsin Shams and etunes. Music Video of the song Shotto Mitthar Kundoli, vocal artiste Tanzir Tuhin, and Bondhu Bihone, vocal artiste Fahmida Nabi, are available at the youtube channel of etunes.
Music videos are also being screened on Independent Television and Gaanbangla Television.
Songs are being aired on Radio Amar FM 88.4, Radio Today FM 89.6, Dhaka FM 90.4, Radio Dhoni FM 91.2 and many other private radio stations.
Teasers & Promotional Clips of the film
Some snapshots from the film
The casting of the film includes Moumita Mitra (Kolkata), Shahadat Hossain, S M Mohsin, Hossain Mohammad Belal, Ahmed Rana, Mohammad Iqbal Hossain, Farhana Iva and so on.
The music of the film has already been released by etunes on the eve of Eid-Ul-Azha which aroused almost a sensation within a month. The celebrated vocal artistes are Fahmida Nabi, Tanzir Tuhin, Shamayla Behroze Rahman. Music is directed by Neel Kamrul.
Moumita Mitra acted in Indian Bangla full length feature movies like Ashok Viswanathan’s Brashta Tara, Bappaditto Bandapadhyaya’s ‘Sohra Bridge’, and Sumaiya Sen Gupta’s short film ‘Kalomash’. Her acted short-film “UNDRAPE”, directed by Drono Acharya, has been selected in many numerous foreign film festivals, for instance in Rome and Texas.
Shahadat Hossain acted with Bollywood artistes like Rahul Bose and Shahana Goswami in Rubaiyat Hossain’s very recent film Under Construction where Shahadat has been paired with Bollywood actress Sahana Goswami, who has acted in Bollywood films like Ra-one, Rock On, Firaaq, Yun Hota to Kya Hota.
Film duration: 127mins
Genre & Issues: Existentialism/Post-modern visual-fiction/Questioning Identity/Social Criticism/Women’s Rights/Racism/Criticism of Patriarchy/Hegemony/Exposing Religious Hypocrisy
Colour: Black and White
The black & white film is a tale of night-flowers, picturizing the gloomy life of prostitutes, centred on a prostitute (Mou) and her daughter (Monosha), and the way they survive in society. Even if they attempt for a better future, the consequences caused by the surroundings — the so called civilized society — have been explicitly pictured in the film.
The story is centred on a sexworker and her daughter, the way they survive in society. Even if they attempt for a better future, the consequences caused by the surroundings have been explicitly pictured in the film. The film is pictured in black and white to picturise the gloom-life of prostitutes. The film experiments with styles like story-telling, character-design and speech-delivery.
Media Coverage in 16 national dailies of the Film Deho Station (A Tale of Night-Flowers) –
Daily Prothom Alo Online , The Independent , The New Age , NTV Bangla Online , NTV English Online , Channel-I Online , BDnews24 Online , The Daily Shokaler Khobor , The Daily Pathojatra , The Daily Bhorer Pata , Media Kotha Online , Takkizbd Online , ICT Solutions Online , Bahumatrik Online , Digitalnews24 Online, Bangla Press Online , Daily Sun Online