Angamaly Diaries, a path-breaking Malayalam movie, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery has been selected to All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) 2017. The movie will be screened at the All Lights India International Film Festival 9 ALIIFF) in out-of-competition segment.
Angamaly Diaries produced under the banner of Friday Film House by actor turned producer Vijay Babu had broken conventional cinema myths. The film has won many national and international recognition and been applauded for its storytelling style and raw picturisation.
The story written revolves around a locale called Vincent Pepe from Angamaly in Kerala who wanted to be a powerful leader of a righteous gang that ruled the city, like his seniors. The powerful story was written by actor Chemban Vinod Jose
The film shot in experimental manner introduced 86 new actors like Reshma Rajan, Antony Varghese, Kichu Tellus, Ullas Jose Chemban, Vineeth Vishwam, Bitto Davis, Tito Wilson, Sarath Kumar and Sinoj Varghese.
The highlight of the movie are long single shots. The 11 minute long climax sequence is a single shot and is that shows a fight and chasing sequence happening at a festival venue. The director had to manage more than 1000 cine artists including locals in the sequence.
The third edition of ALIIFF is being organized as a part of Indywood Film Carnival which is one of the largest film based events in the world that will be held at Hyderabad-based Ramoji Film City, the largest film studio in the world, from December 1 to 4.