REVELATIONS, Dir. Vijay Jayapal | India | 2016 | 118’
A young Tamil woman, grappling with unknown tensions in her four year long marriage, develops a complex relationship with her new neighbor, a middle-aged man, who has a mysterious past of his own. This relationship soon begins to unravel many secrets, which change their lives forever. Set in the fascinating city of Kolkata, the film tries to explore themes such as guilt, redemption and female sexuality in the context of an Indian marriage.
Self taught Independent filmmaker from Chennai, Vijay has sofar made four short films and a handful of corporate videos, PSA and TV Commercial. His 2014 short The Surreal was showcased at Cannes Short Film Corner 2014 and had also travelled to a few other festivals. His subsequent shorts Meelpaarvai (Retrospect) and Matrimony have also travelled to quite a few festivals. Vijay has just completed his debut Tamil/English feature film Revelations.