Cannes Film Festival: Indian Short Film Wins

“Sunflowers Were The First Ones To Know” is a 2023 Indian drama/fantasy film at Cannes Film Festival

Directed by Chidananda S. Naik. It won the prestigious La Cinef Award for Best Short Film at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival.

About the film:

  • Story: Based on Kannada folklore, the story centers around an old woman who steals a rooster, with devastating consequences for her village. The sun refuses to rise, plunging the community into perpetual darkness.
  • Themes: The film likely explores themes of tradition, consequence, and the delicate balance of life.
  • Accolades: The film’s win at Cannes highlights its originality and cultural significance.
  • Run time: It’s estimated to be around 16 minutes long.

While there isn’t a way to watch the film itself at this time, you can find more information online:

  • Search for “Sunflowers Were The First Ones To Know” to find reviews and news articles about the film.
  • Check IMDb for the film’s page [IMDb Sunflowers Were The First Ones To Know] for a synopsis, cast and crew information, and user ratings.
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