48th IFFI 2017-Pablo César’s film, Thinking of Him on Rabindranath Tagore will be the closing film in IFFI 2017
Thinking of Him directed by Pablo César, the celebrated Filmmaker will be the closing film of IFFI 2017Argentine director Pablo Cesar's this new film is about the iconic poet Rabindranath Tagore's "intimate but platonic" relationship with Argentine feminist writer, literary magazine editor and cultural activist, Victoria Ocampo.The nitty-gritty of the film, Thinking of Him, hinges on Tagore's 1924 Argentine sojourn during which he forged a deep emotional bond with Ocampo. The film will be screened at IFFI on the 28th of November. The role of Rabindranath is played by Victor Banerjee,The film has scenes in both B&W and Colour. The black and white scenes portray the life of Tagore and his time spent with Ocampa .The role of Ocamba is played by the talented Eleonora Wexler. The color portions of the movie follows Felix, a geography teacher who becomes fascinated by Tagore’s work and travels to Shantiniketan to learn more about him.
'My film will throw light on Tagore's ideas about education, rural reconstruction and humanity. He was at least a century ahead of his time'
Pablo Cesar , Director