On the extraordinary achievements of an ordinary man

LANGUAGE: Through one man's extensive travels and research over a 25-year span, a comparative study of 4 Indian languages is created.
Director: Nandan
Producer: Nandan
Country: India

The documentary Dreaming of Words provides a precious insight into the complex reality of contemporary India. What makes this modest interview-based film particularly outstanding is the calmness that provides a contrast to the turbulent times we live in today and also creates a suitable context for the film’s focus, that is, the extraordinary achievements of ordinary people. One person, actually.


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