Margarita, With a Straw

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    Margarita, With a Straw

    Directed by

    India

    2014

    100 min

    • English
    • Hindi

    Drama

    Toronto IFF - World Cinema

    In this inspirational love story, a Delhi university student and aspiring writer afflicted with cerebral palsy (Kalki Koechlin, Dev.D, That Girl in Yellow Boots) leaves India for New York University, where she falls for a fiery young activist.

    Awards

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    • Best Actress - Tallinn Black Nights FF
    • Feature Film Audience Price, Lyceens Jury Prize - FI de Cinémas d'Asie de Vesoul
    • Best Feature - Frameline San Francisco LGBTQ IFF
    • Best International Film - Galway Film Fleadh
    • Best 'Eye on Films' Film - European Co-Production Competition
    • Best Film Award - Mix Copenhagen

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Kalki Koechlin
    Revathy
    Sayani Gupta
    William Moseley
    Hussain Dalal
    Screenplay
    Shonali Bose
    Nilesh Maniyar
    Cinematography
    Anne Misawa
    Editing
    Monisha Baldawa
    Music
    Mikey McCleary
    Prasoon Joshi
    Sales
    WIDE MANAGEMENT
    Production
    ISHAN TALKIES
    Production
    VIACOM18 MOTION PICTURES

    Press

    Although on paper this sounds incredibly PC, winning performances and a light directorial touch make for a very accessible and sweet story about disability and coming out

    Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter

    Shonali Bose

    Shonali Bose

    India

    Shonali Bose was raised in Calcutta, Mumbai, and Delhi. She received her B.A. from Delhi University and her master's from Columbia before earning her M.F.A. at UCLA film school. She made her feature debut as writer-director with AMU (05), and co-wrote the feature CHITTAGONG (12). MARGARITA, WITH A STRAW (14) is her latest film.