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Hotel Salvation (2016)

Dir. Shubhashish Bhutiani • 12A 1h 39m

In this gentle charmer, a 77-year-old father decides to end his days in the holy city of Varanasi and attain salvation, with his son accompanying him. Their journey is a shining example of how humour, warmth and humanity triumph over pathos. The film won the UNESCO award at Venice and the Critics Award at Vesoul and showcases bravura performances from renowned actors Adil Hussain (Life of Pi), Lalit Behl (Titli) and Geetanjali Kulkarni (Court).

Watch the Zoom post-film live Q&A with the director Shubhashish Bhutiani and BBC broadcaster, film critic Ashanti Omkar at 7pm, right here.

Language

Hindi with English subtitles

Country

India