Australia’s premier international film festival is back for 12 days and nights of the world’s best new films. In 2019, Sydney Film Festival presents more than 250 of the greatest, strangest and most exciting works that cinema has to offer. Between 5–16 June 2019, be the first to see new festival favourites and award-winners, dramas, documentaries, thrillers, animations, comedies, cross-genre experiments and art house cinema from across the world.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Manto, SFF 2018; The Gangs of Wasseypur, SFF 2012) plays a street photographer who plies his trade at the Gateway of India. An impending visit from his demanding grandmother means that Rafi must make good on his promise to settle down. He somehow convinces Miloni (Sanya Malhotra), a stranger he photographed on the street, to pretend to be his fiancée so as to satisfy his grandmother. The extremely shy Miloni, a promising accounting student, is from a different social milieu to Rafi and is herself being pressured into marriage by her parents. The deception leads to many funny incidents, but also genuine tenderness between Rafi and Miloni. In this frenetic, sometimes harsh city, a quiet and unlikely romance slowly takes shape.
Event Info || 16 Jun 2019 from 7.00pm – 9.00pm || Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre