Saturday, 21 March 2015
NMIFF welcomes the entry of a Feature Film “Haggada Kone : End of the Rope” from India, Directed By Dayal Padmanabhan.
Channa the protagonist is a murder accused who has been sentenced to death penalty by the court of law. It’s the last night of Channa’s life. He recollects his short life of irregularities. His thoughts buried in his subconscious wakes up and erupt out as a dream, where he questions his close friend who took him into robbery, his irresponsible father and his teacher who was scared to correct his mistakes. His own consciousness answers his questions and takes the blames. The warden wakes him from his dream, hands over a set of cloths and instructs him to get ready. When Channa is ready, the Jailer walks into the cell and reads the punishment notice about the death sentence to be executed in sometime. At this point, Channa picks up an intense conversation with the jailer about the existence of CAPITAL PUNISHMENT.When he stands on the gallows, he recollects the incident that motivated the murder which was not revealed by him even to the court of law for his own justification. This film waits to give an experience of reinforcement of the value of human life that prevails in every audience’s soul and body.Period of the film is 1963.