Quarter (short film)
|Directed by||Navjyot Bandiwadekar|
|Produced by||Navjyot Bandiwadekar|
|Written by||Aalap Bhagwat|
|Screenplay by||Navjyot Bandiwadekar|
|Story by||Aalap Bhagwat|
|Music by||Vivian Richard|
|Edited by||Ashish Mhatre|
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Quarter is an Indian Short film directed by Navjyot Bandiwadekar and produced Navigns Studio. Bollywood actress Girija Oak Godbole plays the lead role and makes her Short film Debut. The film was premiered at 71st Cannes film Festival - Court Métrage Short Film Corner and was later showcased at more than 12 different International Film festivals, winning numerous accolades. The film was digitally released worldwide on 10th April 2020.
Ashwini a young middle-aged Indian woman comes home after being declared as an addict in the midst of Diwali celebrations, where Diwali is touted as celebration of triumph of good over evil. What is this addiction? Does she cope with it? The story unfolds to see if Ashwini is able to conquer her evil or if she falls prey to it.
On 10 March 2018, the poster and the trailer of the film Quarter was launched in a grand event attended in the presence of many the Indian media and prominent film industry people. Quarter was the first short film in India to launch a poster and trailer in such a grand level, something which is only done for the feature films in the Indian Film industry.
The format is digital. Running time is 15.00 minutes. The film was shot on Alexa XT camera. The Digital Intermediate of the film was done in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The music was mastered by Bohemi Junction Limited, UK ( Abbys Road mastering)
Awards and nominations
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best screenplay||Won||Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Aalap Bhagwat, Sameer Samant|
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best Short film||Nominated||Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Namrata Bandiwadekar|
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best Director||Nominated||Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Aalap Bhagwat, Sameer Samant|
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best Actress||Nominated||Girija Oak|
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best Cinematography||Nominated||Yash Khanna|
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best Editing||Nominated||Ashish Mhatre, Apurva Motiwale-Sahai|
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best Sound||Nominated||Anmol Bhave|
|2018||Maverick Movie Awards||Quarter||Best Music||Nominated||Vivian Richard|
|2018||California Films Awards||Quarter||Best Short Film||Won||Diamond Award, Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Namrata Bandiwadekar|
|2018||London Lift-off Film Festival||Quarter||Best Short film||Nominated||Navjyot Bandiwadekar, Namrata Bandiwadekar|
|2018||European Cinematography Award||Quarter||Best Director||Won||Navjyot Bandiwadekar|
|2018||European Cinematography Award||Quarter||Best Actress||Won||Girija Oak|
|2018||European Cinematography Award||Quarter||Best Cinematography||Won||Yash Khanna|
Cinestaan gave 3/5 stars ratings to the film while commending the performance of Girija Oak. According to the review by Indie Shorts Mag, addiction couldn’t have found a better voice than ‘Quarter‘! It gave the film 3.5/5 stars ratings. Veteran Bollywood reporter Mr. Jyoti Venkateshgave the film 3 stars ratings. In the review he said "In the days of enforced lockdown when you would not be lucky to lay your hands of a quarter, definitely it is an effort worth watching."
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- Addiction Couldn’t Have Found A Better Voice Than ‘Quarter‘!
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