Somebody’s Daughter

A Film by Shalini Adnani

Synopsis

An Indian immigrant girl accompanies her father to a casting for a Mexican television commercial looking for an ‘exotic’ man.

Director

  • Picture of Shalini Adnani © Shalini Adnani

    Shalini Adnani

    Shalini Adnani is a writer and director born in Santiago, Chile, to Indian parents and a graduate of Bard College. She initially worked in journalism and publishing gradually finding a passion in cinema. Her first short film Something More Banal (2017) played at numerous festivals including Brooklyn Film Festival, UrbanWorld Film Festival, Eindhovens Film Festival, garnering Best Student Short at Bucharest Film Awards and a nomination for Best Screenplay at Eindhovens.
    She is a London Film School and Berlinale Talents alumni (2018).

Awards + Festivals

  • ORSCHELER FILMFEST (Official Selection, Oberursel, Germany)August 10, 2018
  • 22nd URBANWORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, NY, USA)September 19, 2018
  • 3rd ADIRONDACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Glens Falls, NY, USA)October 18, 2018
  • KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, United Kingdom)November 26, 2018
  • 1st KAARYAT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jaipur, India)December 28, 2018
  • *SPECIAL APPRECIATION BY JURY AND AUDIENCE*
    2nd CHAMBAL INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kota, Rajasthan, India)January 12, 2019
  • 3rd JAIPUR FILM WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PinkCity, Jaipur, India)April 5, 2019

Crew

Director
Shalini Adnani
Screenplay
Shalini Adnani
Producer
Michael Graf
Director of Photography
Joan Vicente Durà
Art Direction
Marcos Demián Vargas
Costume Design
Carola Gutiérrez, Marcos Demián Vargas
Sound
Eduardo Hernández
Editor
Yingqing Gong, Martin Amenzaga
Sound Design
Michalianna Theofanopoulou
Music
Phoebe Garrat

Details

Running Time
10:50
Shooting Format
Arri Alexa
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1.33
Sound
5.1 & Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

London Film School
Ginette Harrold (Festivals Manager)
TEL: +44 (0)20 7836 9642
24 Shelton Street
London WC2H 9UB
United Kingdom

PRODUCER

Michael Graf
MAIL: michigraf@me.com
TEL: +44 7731 467409

DIRECTOR

Shalini Adnani
MAIL:
shaladnani@gmail.com
WEBSITE:
https://www.shaliniadnani.com
FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/shalini.adnani