A Letter From My Father

Artwork by Stephanie Grard

FILM SYNOPSIS

Genetically handicapped from birth, Mukesh Shukla shares his personal journey about his struggle through life, his bitter relationship with his father, and his inner desire to want to do more than just continue his family business, working as a cobbler.

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION

With 4 cast, 9 crewmembers and several extras, A Letter From My Father was shot in 10 locations within the city of Jaipur in 3 days. Originally intended for a 3-minute short film competition, the filmmakers were left with more than enough footage to edit a 10-minute version of the film. The film music and sound was recorded and produced in a professional studio in Jaipur.

THE FILM PREMIERE

The film premiered in the city of Cannes in The Short Film Corner of the festival and received a nomination in 2014 at the Limelight Film Awards in the 'Best Drama' category.