‘That Girl…’ goes to Toronto, Venice film festivals

July 30th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After bagging critical-appreciation for his co-production “Udaan” at the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival this year, now Anurag Kashyap’s next “That Girl in Yellow Boots” is going to be screened at the upcoming Venice and Toronto film festivals respectively.

Produced and directed by Kashyap, the thriller will be screened under Out-of-Competition section at the 67th Venice Film Festival to be held Sept 1-11. At the 35th Toronto International film festival, the movie will have its North American premiere under Special Presentations.

Co-written by Kashyap and his girlfriend Kalki Koechlin, it stars Kalki, Naseeruddin Shah, Prashant Prakash, Gulshan Devaiya, Shivkumar Subramaniam, Divya Jagdale, Kumud Mishra and Kartik Krishnan.

“That Girl in Yellow Boots” is a story tracing Ruth’s (Kalki) search for her father in Mumbai. She struggles to find her independence and space even as she is sucked deeper into the politics of the city’s underbelly only to encounter a devastating truth.

The movie has been co-produced by National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) and Guneet Monga of Sikhya Entertainment is the associate producer.

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