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Dibakar Banerjee

The ambitious Governor Madamji wants to turn the sleepy, provincial town of Bharat Nagar into the Indian Shanghai, a shiny city of offices and luxury apartments. That people get left behind is not a problem. When Dr. Ahmedi, a well-known critic of the project, is killed in a hit-and-run incident after an appearance in the town, the investigative ambition of the camer-aman Joginder stirs. On an accidentally recorded tape, he discovers evidence of the corrupt machinations behind the project. A racing, action thriller is the result, which is based on plot of the famous novel "Z" – filmed in 1969 by Costa-Gavras. With the bling of Bollywood and an associated amount of political commitment, Shanghai highlights the dark sides of Indian politics. *Part of the LICHTER Audience Prize 2013*

19 March 2013

22:30 h,

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Direction Dibakar Banerjee
Country India
Year IND 2012
Duration 120 min
Language Hindi OmeU
Cast Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Prasenjit Chatterjee
Camera Nikos Andritsakis
Script Vasilis Vasilikos, Urmi Juvekar, Dibakar Banerjee

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