The Moon is Bright Tonight (2018)

FFF2019 / Film

Original Title: Tattini

Abinash Bikram Shah

Film Director

16

Minutes Runtime

Country of Origin

Nepal / Myanmar

Film Language

Nepali

Film Subtitle(s)

English

A migrant worker’s body arrives in a remote Nepali village. His widowed wife wants to start a new life with his life insurance payout but she faces resistance from her father-in-law and village elders claiming the money belongs to the village according to tradition. The film reflects on the issues of migrant workers in Nepal and the outdated traditions that continue to restrain them.

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