Siddharth

Siddharth (Canada, India)

Directed by:
Richie Mehta
Cast:
Rajesh Tailang, Tannishtha Chatterjee
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Category:
Synopsis:

Poor Mahendra pulls his twelve year old son Siddharth out of school and sends him to Delhi to illegally work in a factory in order to help support the family. When Siddharth fails to return home some weeks later, his anxious parents fear that he may have been taken by child-traffickers. Increasingly worried and desperate but with little money, few resources, and no connections, Mahendra embarks on a quest across India to find his son.

Festivals
Venice 2013 (Venice Days), Toronto 2013, Fribourg 2013, Rotterdam 2014

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