AMAR by Andrew Hinton

Biographical note of the author
Andrew Hinton is a documentary filmmaker drawn to individuals and stories with positive change at their hearts.

Synopsis
Amar is 14-years old and top of his class. Someday he would like to be a professional cricketer, but for now he is the family’s main breadwinner, working two jobs, six and a half days a week, on top of attending school in the afternoons. This short observational documentary is a simple journey with Amar through his daily life.

Judgment
An Indian guy’s daily life, running among work-school-work, in his city. Amar gives us a peaceful and intense tale, consistently rich of visual information, without dialogues nor narrators. The short opens a window on family and social relationships and on composites spaces that contextualize the day of the protagonist, organized and challenging

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