“Kingdom of Clay Subjects (Matir Projar Deshe)”, an independent film directed by Bijan Imtiaz and Arifur Rahman is being released today on March 23rd at Star Cineplex and Blockbuster Cinema of Dhaka and Upohar Cinema Hall of Rajshahi.
This movie has participated in at least twenty international film festivals around the world including Chicago South Asian Film Festival in 2016 where it won the award for best film
‘Matir Projar Deshe’ (Kingdom of Clay Subjects), is a feature film featuring actors like Rokeya Prachi, Jayanta Chattopadhyay, Mahmudur Aninda, Sheuli Aktar, Monir Ahmed Shakil and Chinmoyi Gupta.
The story of the film surrounds a 10-year-old boy Jamal who loves his carefree life with his mother in rural Bangladesh, until the day his childhood friend and playmate is forced to become a child bride. Isolated and lost, Jamal finds the world a harsh reality when his hopes of getting new friends and attending school collide with his mother’s past.
At the beginning this film is going to get released only at 3 cinema halls, About this topic, the film producer Arifur Rahman explains that they are not taking this film for commercial purposes. Rather, how much acceptance the film get from the audience. On the basis of that, Gopi Bagha Productions will think of expanding in more cinema halls.