2018 is a year so far where small budget and content-driven movies are appreciated. There are some movies that are amazingly made but haven’t got enough attention. People are getting more inclined towards stellar performances rather than commercial films with high-octane, nonsensical action or romance scenes.
Some movies which teach you something and have an amazing storyline. These are the must-watch, lesser-known movies of 2018:
1) The Sweet Requiem:
The Sweet Requiem will be premiered at TIFF, 2018, which revolves around the subject of refugee crisis in the region of Tibet. A lot of people know what happened in Tibet but this is from point of view of a Tibetan woman whose role is played by Tenzin Dolker. The Sweet Requiem is a sequel to the critically acclaimed, Dreaming Lhasa. The second part is directed by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam.
This movie has been selected for screening at nine different international film festivals. Tungrus is a black comedy documentary short film. The movie has been directed by Rishi Chanda which portrays the fight for freedom between a family and an oppressive and whimsical animal.
3) Love Sonia:
After a long time the topic of sex trade has been covered. How pathetic is the sex trade in India and LA, this is the theme of the movie. Dynamic actors like Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao, Anupam Kher, Richa Chadda, Adil Hussain and Hollywood’s Demi Moore are seen in the film. The lead character is played by Mrunal Thakur. Richa Chadda has even won the supporting role for the film at the Melbourne Film Festival. The movie will be released on 14th September.
4) What Will People Say:
A maximum number of audiences will connect with this movie, as it is a story about maintaining your own identity against the ideals of conservative parents. The film won the awards for Best Director, Script and Film at the Norway National Awards. Adil Hussain won the best actor in the leading role. Performances of all the artists in the film has been appreciated.
5) Bulbul Can Sing:
Bulbul can Sing explores the first love, life and friendship from the point of view of a teenager who is from Assam. The film was shot in 60 days and will be premiered at the TIFF this year. Bulbul Can Sing is directed by Rima Das, who believes in addition of fresh subjects in the Bollywood industry.
Do watch the films! Don’t forget to give us your review.