The Field

A poor agricultural labourer leads a double life in the village's last remaining cornfield. But the harvest is approaching.

*Italian premiere

**This film is not suitable for children

The Field
by Sandhya Suri
UK, India, France, 2019


Sandhya Suri is a Franco-British-Indian writer/director based in London. A graduate in pure mathematics, she received a scholarship to study documentary at The National Film and Television School. Her feature documentary “I for India” premiered in the World Competition section of the Sundance Film Festival, screened at over 20 international festivals and garnered several awards before being released theatrically to critical acclaim in the UK and the U.S. In 2016 she was selected for both the Sundance Screenwriters’ and Directors’ Lab with her first fiction feature “Santosh”. Sandhya has recently completed her fiction short “The field”, a Film London Canal+ co-production produced by Balthazar de Ganay and Thomas Bidegain, and her latest feature documentary "Around India with a movie camera" has just been released theatrically by the BFI.

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