MUMBAI: Following the world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, Indian Films’ Road, Movie is now headed to its Asian premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) in Roppongi Hills on 21 October.
Dev Benegal’s Road, Movie will compete for the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix and is the only Indian film to make the competition line-up in Tokyo . The film stars Abhay Deol, actor/director Satish Kaushik and Tannishta Chatterjee.
Advisory to The Indian Film Company, CEO Sandeep Bhargava said "We couldn’t be more delighted and honoured – first Toronto and now Tokyo International Film Festival. The selection of Road, Movie by another prestigious international film festival is an endorsement of our vision to selectively back high quality global cinema. Indian Films-Studio 18 look forward to introducing this stunning and emotional story to Asian audiences."
Road, Movie is about Vishnu, a restless young man who rejects his father’s hair-oil business and hits the road with a travelling cinema.
The film is produced by producers Ross Katz and Susan B. Landau.
Road, Movie is being sold internationally by Fortissimo Film Sales, its first Hindi language title.