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Rajeev Ravi's 'Thuramukham' to compete at Rotterdam Film Festival- Cinema express

Rajeev Ravi's Thuramukham to compete at Rotterdam Film Festival

In addition to Thuramukham, two other Indian films have been selected at the festival - M Manikandan's Kadaisi Vivasayi, and debutant Vinothraj's Koozhangkal (Pebbles)

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Published: 23rd December 2020

Rajeev Ravi's Thuramukham (The Harbour) has been selected for screening at the 50th edition International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR) which will run from February 1-February 7.

The period epic is based on a tumultuous period in Kerala history and revolves around workers, unions, and corrupt bosses. Nivin Pauly, Indrajith Sukumaran, Nimisha Sajayan, Joju George, Nimisha Sajayan, and Poornima Indrajith play the lead roles.

Thuramukham is among the list of 15 titles selected to screen at the festival's Big Screen Competition section. The festival screening will also mark the world premiere of Thuramukham. 

The winner, decided by an audience jury, will be honoured with the VPRO Big Screen Award in February.

Produced by Sukumar Thekkepat, Thuramukham has a script by Gopan Chidambaram, based on the play of the same name penned by his father KN Chidambaram.

In addition to Thuramukham, two other Indian films have been selected at the festival - M Manikandan's Kadaisi Vivasayi, and debutant Vinothraj's Koozhangkal (Pebbles). The latter will compete in the Tiger Competition section.

IFFR will open with Anders Thomas Jensen's Riders of Justice, starring Mads Mikkelsen.

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