Saturday Afternoon

Director > Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

Cast> Parambrata Chatterjee, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Ellie Poussot, Selina Black and many more.

‘Saturday Afternoon’ is a drama and thriller film in genre. It is a joint-venture film with three counties- Bangladesh, India and Germany and the film produced by Abdul Aziz, Shyam Sundar De, Mostofa Sarawar Farooki and Anna Kachko as co-producer. The film is based on the Dhaka terror attack incident of 1st July, 2016 where five armed gunmen held up customers, mostly foreigners, at the Holey Artisan Bakery and left more than 20 people dead.

In a statement the director called the film “a miniature of international hate politics” and also “an anatomy of terror,” in which he “wanted to explore the roots of modern day terrorism through social, political, and gender implications.” The director added that he chose to shoot “Saturday Afternoon” in a single take to better focus on “the unity of the story.”

> Puza Sarker Snigdha

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