For upcoming edition of The Academy Awards 2019, Nepal need to select one movie from three for best foreign language category. There will have tough competition between Tandro, My Love : Promise For Kathmandu and Panchayat.
According to Oscar’s best foreign language film selection committee of Nepal, these three movies have been registered within deadline. Secretary of committee, Mr. Chiranjivi Guragain said, they will choose one by 3rd Asoj, 2075.
Samten Bhutia directorial critically acclaimed ‘Tandro’ has the pivotal role of Dayahang Rai. Synopsis reads : A member of ultra-leftist underground group is forced to hide in a village after being seriously injured in the ambush by the government forces. With life hanging by a thread and the villagers blaming him for the death of one of their own, he is left alone to deal with disturbing thoughts and visions.
Shivam Adhikari directorial ‘Panchayat’ is a social drama which deals with social taboos ‘Chhaupadi’ Practice at remote village. Neeta Dhungana starrer movie set in the period of Panchayat political scenario, however this is not political drama though.
Toshiaki Itoh directorial ‘My Love : Promise For Kathmandu’ essay the effort of rescue mission by a Japanese man in Nepal after devastating earthquake in Kathmandu. Ganesh Lama has portayed as pivotal role in the movie.
The 91st Academy Award, Oscar is going to be held on Sunday, 24th February, in Los Angeles, US.