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FilmA Burst of Song

In the slums of Calcutta, three girls manage to rescue themselves by pursuing their dreams. “When the heart is hard and parched up, come upon me with a shower of mercy. When grace is lost from life, come with a burst of song. Come to me, my lord of silence, with thy peace and rest.” (R. Tagore) This is Kolkata: it vibrates on Tagore’s verses, it walks Gandhi’s steps, it breathes the love of Mother Teresa. It’s right here where Bharati, Rahima and Sumita were born: under a bridge, along the train station, in the red light zone. Their stories intertwine in the home of the Sisters of Providence, where dreams come true. Rahima became a flight stewardess. Sumita left her abusive husband. Unfortunately Bharati left us before the editing of the film was finished, leaving behind a son.

Director:  Lia Beltrami

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