Dweepa (Island), by Girish Kasaravalli (132′)

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Based on the highly acclaimed novel written by the prolific Kannada writer Na. D’Souza, The national award winning feature, Dweepa (Island) deals with an ‘inner’ theme: of human minds that isolate themselves due to former beliefs and convictions. Sita Parvata is an island slowly submerging due to the rains. Nagi and her family have to decide between accepting the government compensation and relocating to a safer place as others, or braving the rain. They choose the latter.

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