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Ocean of an Old Man

Ocean of an Old Man

Oct 21, 2010
6 pm

Directed by Rajesh Shera
Rated Not Rated, 84 min. - subtitled
Free Screening

Part of the Global Lens Series

In the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, and amid the stunning natural beauty of India?s Andaman and Nicobar islands, an elderly British teacher struggles to run a small primary school despite the loss of many of the islands? children to the recent tragedy. Ignoring the overwhelming grief that washes over the islands, he continues to teach his few remaining students until a government official delivers a relocation order to all residents, causing him to embark on a heartbreaking search for his missing students, convinced they must still be alive. Blending exquisite vistas with the ubiquitous sound of the ocean to convey the precarious balance between human life and the inexorable forces of nature, Rajesh Shera?s debut feature quietly unfolds as a delicate meditation on grief and loss.

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