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Blanka

English Title
Blanka
Name of Festival
Kolkata Film Festival
Festival Country
India
Festival Month
November
Festival Year
2015
Jury Members

Ms. Nada Azhari Gillon (India) Chairperson
Ms. Mariziyeh Riahi (Iran)
Ashoke Viswanathan (India) appointed by the festival

Award
NETPAC Award
Original Title
Blanka
Director
Kohki Hasei
Director's Country
Japan
Production Countries
Japan, Italy, Philippines
Language
Region
East Asia
Format
Digital
Duration
75
Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1
Year of Production
2,015
Tint
Colour
Title
Blanka Kohki Hasei, Japan, 2015
Citation
An emotional and genuine portrayal of marginalized people where a great generosity of spirit triumphs over the grime and the squalor. Replete with intuitive brilliant performance.
Print Source
Synopsis
11-years old Blanka survives alone in Manila begging and stealing from tourists. One a day an absurd idea pops up: if she could buy a mother! But she has to make countless efforts in order to collect enough money. An opportunity arises when she meet Peter, a 55 year old blind street musician who teaches her how to sing, a skill out of which she can make money. But�
Film Website
Trailer you tube link: https://home.festivalscope.com/film/blanka
Count
1
Count Fest
1


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