Director: Kantilal Rathod
Pinjara is a carder in a Bombay cotton factory producing and renovating mattresses. Carding is a skill centuries old, but it can now be done by machine. Pinjara's livelihood is threatened and, in consequence, his very existence. He has been homeless in the city for the forty years he has worked there. He wants to return to his village and his family home, but the need for a meagre living forces him back to the city.
The film is based on coloured crayon paintings by a 14-year-old Indian girl, Sundaravalli. ... The All India Certificate of Merit, Government of India. ... More »