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Official Selection

THE DISCIPLE

Year 2020
Runtime 127 mins
Language Hindi, English, Bengali, Marathi
Alberta Premiere
A journey of devotion, passion, and searching for the absolute in contemporary Mumbai.

Sharad Nerulkar has devoted his life to becoming an Indian classical music vocalist, diligently following the traditions and discipline of old masters, his guru, and his father. But as years go by, Sharad starts to wonder whether it’s really possible to achieve the excellence he’s striving for.

Alfonso Cuarón (GRAVITY, ROMA) serves as an executive producer for this film that won the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the 77th Venice International Film Festival.

Countries

India
Awards
Winner, Best Screenplay, Venice Film Festival 2020, Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Venice Film Festival 2020
Festivals
Toronto International Film Festival 2020, Venice Film Festival 2020, Zurich Film Festival 2020
Director
Chaitanya Tamhane
Executive Producer
Alfonso Cuarón, Rakesh Mehra
Producer
Vivek Gomber (Zoo Entertainment)
Screenwriter
Chaitanya Tamhane
Cinematographer
Michal Sobocinski
Editor
Chaitanya Tamhane
Cast
Aditya Modak, Arun Dravid, Sumitra Bhave, Deepika Bhide Bhagwat, Kiran Yadnyopavit