Director – Syam Sankaran

Genre – Indie, experimental

Duration – 7 minutes 25 seconds

Country – United Arab Emirates

Language – English, Hindi, Malayalam

Year – 2021

SYNOPSIS : Pranav wants to get out of his house to meet Suzanne but realizes his door is locked and somehow he cannot open it. The film is about the protagonist’s emotional lockdown within and the alienation it leads to. The film is based on Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral arrangement and renowned musician Leonard Cohen’s song ‘Suzanne’. Poetry of Leaves explores Pranav’s frantic mind and his desperate attempt to stay desirable in a relation and life. Pranav is caught up between his own life Kriti and his fantasy Suzanne, trying to escape from the conflict without really knowing what the real lock is.


Official Selection July 2021

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