Nepal Short Film: Anumala , A Tale of Two Daughters

Nepal Short Film: Anumala , A Tale of Two Daughters

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Anumala is a story of two daughters, Anuradha and Nirmala. Anuradha is a young girl who serves in Nepal army while also training teenage girls about self-defense in different schools of Kathmandu. She is returning to her mother’s home in Sindhupalchowk, a district in eastern Nepal. As she reaches her home, she meet a guest family of 3, a mother and a newly married couple. The young bride, Nirmala is startled to know that even females can become army.

The next day, Anumala knows that the bride is being taken away to India to sell, while her fake husband and mother-in-law are human trafficking partners, pretending to be mother and son.

Later, Anuradha admits Nirmala in a school in Kathmandu where she continues her studies and also excels in self-defense training.

  • Bibhu Poudel
    Director
    Okhati
  • Bishal Dotel
    Director
  • Bishal Dotel
    Writer
  • Bibhu Poudel
    Writer
  • Abhishek Rai Ghimire
    Writer
  • Bibhu Poudel
    Producer
  • Shristi Khadgi
    Key Cast
    “Anuradha KC”
  • Radha Shrestha
    Key Cast
    “Maili KC”
  • Aayan Khadka
    Key Cast
    “Amrit oli”
  • Bhima Mainali
    Key Cast
    “Lakshmi Thapa”
  • Rohani Lama
    Key Cast
    “Nirmala”
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 26, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Nepal
  • Country of Filming:
    Nepal
  • Film Language:
    Nepali
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16;9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Date

10/02/2019

Director

2019 Asian Film Festival 洛杉矶好莱坞亚洲电影节