Wara mendel - Dance of the Wind
There is an old Indian tradition according to which the parents teach their children the songs of wisdom, in order to enable them to bear their fate and their lives with more calmness.
Pallavi - acted by India's most successful TV-star Kitu Gidwani - is a young, successful singer who has learnt her art with the help of her mother. She's convinced that she'd still had to learn a lot of her, whereas the mother thinks her already talented enough to keep the tradition of making music and oral deliverance alive herself. Shortly afterwards the old woman dies after having told her daughter about some Guru called "Baba". Since Pallavi doesn't believe in her musical talent she becomes silent amidst in a concert. Now Pallavi has to find her own voice, her inside voice. The guru helps her by giving her a counsel: "Stop searching, only then the music will find you."
|Original Title||Wara mendel - Dance of the Wind|
|German Title||Tanz des Windes|
|French Title||La danse du vent|
|Other Titles||Dance of the Wind|
|Directed by||Rajan Khosa|
|Available Formats||35mm, DVD|
|Screenplay||Rajan Khosa, Robin Mukherjee|
|Film Editing||Emma Matthews|
|Production||Pandora Film, Frankfurt (Karl Baumgartner), JBA Production, Paris (Jacques Bidou), Moonson Film...|
Mostra Internazionale di'Arte Cinematografica Venezia, Filmfestival Rotterdam (Februar 1998), Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Februar 1998). - Preis des Publikums London Film Festival (Channel Four/Guardian); Preis des Publikums (ARTE/Radio France) und Preis für die beste Darstellerin (Kitu Gidwani), Festival des 3 Continents Nantes, Dezember 1997
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