Watch: ‘Beautiful World’, a Silent Scream In the Dark

Watch: ‘Beautiful World’, a Silent Scream In the Dark

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Synopsis: Have you thought of your worst nightmare? Now imagine not waking up from it for the rest of your life. ‘Beautiful World’ is the car ride of a nameless family, that refused to end.

Note: This is a silent film which deserves to be watched with your headphones on.

Beautiful World is a short film by Shlok Sharma, which explores a very traumatic and unexplored area of a rape survivor and her family’s anguish, agony and distress moments after the sexual assault takes place and before they can get to any place for help.

Also Read : Dealing With Rape Takes a Toll: The Making of ‘Beautiful World’

The thought of making Beautiful World hit Shlok after he read news reports of the Bulandshahr gangrape case which took place in 2016. The case which was widely reported, involved the gangrape of a mother and daughter who were travelling in a car with their family. The car was waylaid on a highway by criminals, the driver was overpowered, while the women were sexually assaulted.

Beautiful World

Cast: Swanand Kirkire, Amruta Subhash, Shweta Tripathi

Edited, Written, Directed by: Shlok Sharma

Producers: Anurag Kashyap, Navin Shetty, Anupama Ahluwalia, Shlok Sharma

Co-Producers: Avantika Khattri, Dhiraj Sarode

Director of Photography: Swapnil Sonawane

Sound Designer: Anish John

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