All We Imagine as Light, A Cinematic Journey by Payal Kapadia

All We Imagine as Light, A Cinematic Journey by Payal Kapadia


Payal Kapadia is the writer and director of the 2024 motion picture All We Imagine as Light. It starred Hridhu Haroon, Chhaya Kadam, Divya Prabha, and Kani Kusruti. It was chosen to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 77th Cannes Film Festival. The premiere happened on May 23, 2024."


"Mumbai-based nurses Prabha and Anu struggle in their relationship. They embark on a road trip to a seaside hamlet, where their wishes come true in a mysterious woodland."


1. Kani Kusruti as Prabha

2. Divya Prabha as Anu

3. Chhaya Kadam as Parvaty

4. Hridhu Haroon as Shiz


"Known for commercials, Chalk & Cheese made its feature debut with this picture, which was produced by Petit Chaos, Chalk & Cheese Films, and others. Among the funding sources were Arte and Cineworld. Twenty-five days were spent in Mumbai and fifteen days in Ratnagiri filming."


"All We Imagine as Light" made its world premiere on May 23, 2024, at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was vying for the Palme d'Or. This makes Kapadia the first Indian female filmmaker to have her film in the main competition since Swaham in 1994.










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