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.
"The milk of sorrow", set in Peru after the long war of terrorism, is about unresolved personal and collective memory. The return of repressed violence buried deep inside a girl is transformed into healing and hope.