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Australia | 15 min | 2023 | Colour | DCP | English
 
A young Indian mother trying to keep her immigrant family afloat in Australia decides to steal cash from her visiting in-laws.

Austin Film Festival 2023 - Official Selection
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2024 - Official Selection

Tasveer Film Festival 2023 - Official Selection
New York Indian Film Festival 2024 - Official Selection

International South Asian Film Festival 2023 - WINNER - Best International Short
 Film

Press:
India Abroad: Experience the Heartfelt Journey of the Award-Winning Short Film, 'Starch'

Surrey Now-Leader: Awards Galore During iSAFF Film Festival
'Starch' at the 2024 New York Indian Film Festival
Starch to play in the Shibuya Diversity Program of Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2024



Written & Directed by: Ajai Vishwanath
Starring: Gayatri Patel Bahl, Vandit Bhatt, Vinita Belani

Produced by: Apoorva Bakshi, Eris Qian, Anna Sakellariadis & Ajai Vishwanath
Associate Producers: Avinash Viswanathan, Eva Summer
Cinematography by: Sam Motamedi
Production Design by: Julia Chiesa
Edited by: 
Ajai Vishwanath
Costume Design by: Smriti Chauhan
Visual Effects by:
 Javier Francisco Pretelt
Music by: Jacob Snider & Zain Alam
Sound Editor: Chris Stangroom, M.P.S.E

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