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LSD

India, 2010 (MIFF 2010, Not Quite Bollywood)

Director: Dibakar Bannerjee

You're being watched.

Technology, media and voyeurism interweave in stories covering love, sex and dhokha (treachery) in the modern age. From forbidden romance to hidden cameras and shonky sting operations, the underbelly of everyday life in India is exposed via a triptych of quirky tales.

Transforming the notion of what Bollywood films can be, LSD challenged Indian audiences with its new take on cinematic taboos. One of the first all-digital films to break through to mainstream Indian cinema, LSD sees filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee (Khosla Ka Ghosla!, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!) present a salacious mix of sex, lies and videotape that subtly underscores the unseen surveillance we live with day to day.

Stars newcomers Anshuman Jha, Shruti, Raj Kumar Yadav, Neha Chauhan, Amit Sial, Arya Devdutta and Herry Tangdi.

Director Dibakar Banerjee and producer Priya Sreedharan are guests of the Festival.

D Dibakar Bannerjee P Priya Sreedharan S Dibakar Bannerjee, Kanu Behl WS IDream Independent Pictures L Hindi w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010

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