Leonardo Di Costanzo's second feature is a tale of conflict and danger set in present day Naples. Like a modern Antigone, a social worker on the frontline of the daily war against criminal mentality is confronted with a moral choice that can destroy the sense of her work and her life forever.
When a controversial story falls
apart after the informant backs out,
renowned investigative reporter
Fabian Groys turns his attention to
a toxic waste scandal. Fabian soon
suspects that the two stories are
connected. Pure coincidence, or is
he being manipulated?
They call him "Brat Svet" ("Mr. Light"). He not only brings electric light (which is often out) to the lives of the inhabitants of this small city, but he also spreads the light of love, loyalty, life, and most of all, lots of laughter.
»Lights in the dusk« concludes the trilogy began by the »Drifting Clouds« and the »The Man Without a Past«. Where the trilogy's first film was about unemployment and the second about homelessness, the theme of »Lights in the dusk« is loneliness.
A mistaken delivery in mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (mumbai’s Dabbawal- lahs) connects a young housewife – ila singh to an older man in the dusk of his life – saajan thomas, they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overwhelm their reality.