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MANTO
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MANTO

Directed by : Nandita DAS

Year of production : 2018 Country : INDIA, FRANCE Length : 112 minutes

Synopsis

Set during India’s Independence and Partition, Manto tells the true story of four tumultuous years in the life of the subcontinent’s greatest and most controversial writer, Saadat Hasan Manto. As sectarian violence engulfs the nation, he is compelled to make the difficult choice of leaving behind his beloved city of Bombay, India. In Lahore, Pakistan, he finds himself bereft of friends, unable to get his writings published and burdened by trials for obscenity. His increasing alcoholism leads him into a downward spiral. Through all of this, he continues to write prolifically, his stories mirroring the harsh reality of the times. It is a story of two emerging nations, two faltering cities, and one man trying to make sense of it all.

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MANTO by Nandita DAS

Credits

- Director

- Script / Dialogue

- Set decorator

- Film Editor

- Music

- Music

- Sound

- Director of Photography

Casting

- Safia Manto

- Shyam Chadda

- Film Producer

- Pimp

- Abid Ali Abid

- Sirajuddin / Sakina's Father

- Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi

- Ismat Chughtai

- Ashok Kumar

- Hamid

- Ishar Singh

- Kulwant Kaur

- Bishan Singh

- Jaddan Bai

- Prostitute

- Shaad Amritsari

- Saadat Hasan Manto

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Contacts

Production

HP INC. - 1501 Pagemill Road 94304 PALO ALTO UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - T: 650-200-5044 - shannon@hp.com - http://hp.com


VIACOM18 MOTION PICTURES - INDIA


FILMSTOC Pvt. Ltd. - INDIA


NANDITA DAS INITIATIVES - INDIA


EN COMPAGNIE DES LAMAS - FRANCE


MAGIC IF FILMS - INDIA


French press

MFMANAGEMENT - T: 33 (0)1 43 48 01 89
Laurette MONCONDUIT - lmonconduit@free.fr


International press

Aimee ANDERSON - T: + 44 78 67 85 78 71
Aimee ANDERSON - aimee@aaa.film


Un Certain Regard Nandita DAS

MANTO

Set during India’s Independence and Partition, Manto tells the true story of four tumultuous years in the life of the subcontinent’s greatest and most...
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