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The weeping rice bowl
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  • Format


  • Producer/Director

    Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT)

  • Produced By

    Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT)

  • Duration in Minutes

    25 min.

  • Languages English and Malayalam
  • Year


  • Address

    Centre for Development of Imaging Technology, Chitranjali Studio Complex, Thiruvallom, Thiruvananthapuram- 27, Kerala India E-mail: Site:

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  • Keyword(s)

    Fisheries resources

  • Description
  • This film deals with the development of Kuttanad, the rice bowl of Kerala, south India. It is an account of the inappropriate development of the region and the declining fertility of the soil there, all of which has also affected subsistence fishing and agriculture. The film won the Excellence award at the Tokyo film festival, 1993.

    Script: Mohan Kumar
    Direction: Mohan Kumar
    Camera: Sasidharan
    Editing: Ramkumar
    Music: Murali
    Sound: Harikumar
    Narration: Anwar
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