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The Clay Bird

The Clay Bird

A Feature film by Tareque Masud

Produced by MK2 Films (ex MK2)

Release in France : 17/05/2002

    Synopsis

    Against the troubled political backdrop of the late 60s, Anu, a shy youth from rural eastern Pakistan (now Bangaldesh), is sent by his orthodox muslim father to a Madrasah. Here, Anu struggles to adapt to the harshness of monastic life, far from the warmth of the Hindu festivities of his region. The gulf of misunderstanding which widens between his parents, who have stayed in the village, is a reflection of the growing tensions between moderate and extremist forces within the Madrasah and the political upheavals gripping the country and which finally lead to civil war...

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    Foreign production company :

    Audiovision

    French distribution :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (7)

    Screenwriters :

    Tareque Masud, Catherine Masud

    Sound Recordist :

    Indrajit Neogi

    Editor :

    Catherine Masud

    Music Composer :

    Moushumi Bhowmik

    Director of Photography :

    Sudheer Palsane

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Monica Donati

    Production Designers :

    Kazi Rakib, Sylvain Nahmias

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    Bengali

    Coproducer countries :

    Bangladesh, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Bangladesh, France)

    Production year :

    2002

    French release :

    17/05/2002

    Runtime :

    1 h 34 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    100.999

    Visa issue date :

    28/03/2002

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono