Bombay Rose produced by Cinestaan Film Company and created, written and directed by Gitanjali Rao will have its world premiere as the opening film of Critics
Week at the Venice International Film Festival on August 29. The trailer of the film is out now.
Bombay Rose is the story of a flower seller who has to make the choice between protecting her family or allowing herself to fall in love. This touching story is set on the streets of Mumbai and moves from real life to fantasy, accompanied by Bollywood songs from the cinema halls. Painted frame by frame, Bombay Rose is a chronicle of the people who migrate from small towns, seeking minimal life in the maximum city.
The film is the feature debut of animator Gitanjali Rao. Gitanjali’s five animated short films, Blue, Orange, Printed Rainbow, Chai and TrueLoveStory have been to over 150 film festivals and received 30 awards.
Gitanjali Rao also made her award-nominated film debut as an actress in Shoojit Sircar’s acclaimed film, October.
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