Archive of films The Bypass / The Bypass

United Kingdom
2003, 18 min

Section: Focus on British Film (2000-2005)
Year: 2006

On a dusty road in India, two bandits and a corrupt cop are among the characters fighting over a stolen watch and wallet.


Synopsis

On a dusty road in India, two bandits and a corrupt cop are among the characters fighting over a stolen watch and wallet. Asif Kapadia signed up as producer, returning the favour to Kumar who served as associate director on his own multi-award-winning The Warrior.

About the director

Amit Kumar studied film direction at India’s National Film Institute, and now divides his time between London and Mumbai. The Bypass won Best Film and Best Cinematography at the Kodak BAFTA Showcase for Shorts and was screened at the Kodak European Showcase for New Talent at Cannes. He is currently working on his first feature, The Monsoon Shootout.

Contacts

British Council
10 Spring Gardens, SW1A 2BN, London
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 207 389 3067
Fax: +44 207 389 3175
E-mail: christine.bardsley@britishcouncil.org
www: www.britishcouncil.org/film

About the film

Color, 35 mm

Section: Focus on British Film (2000-2005)
   
Director: Amit Kumar
Screenplay: Amit Kumar
Dir. of Photography: Rajeev Ravi
Music: Dario Marianelli
Editor: Andy Shelley
Producer: Asif Kapadia, Trevor Ingman
Production: Yaffle Films Productions
Cast: Nawazuddin, Sundar Dan Detha, Irrfan Kwan
Contact: British Council

Guests

Geraldine Higgins

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