Grand Finale

Screening Block includes:
SHORTS PROGRAM: N/A
FEATURE PRESENTATION: Bazodee

DATE/TIME: 09/21/2016, 7:30pm
ADDRESS: Royal Theater, 608 College St, Toronto


 

Director: Todd Kessler
Country: Trinidad & Tobago/USA
Year of Production: 2016
Total Running Time: 101 min
Language: English
Rating:


CAST

Machel Montano
Natalie Perera
Staz Nair
Kabir Bedi


ABOUT THE FILM

Anita Ponchouri (Natalie Perera), the dutiful Indian daughter of a deep in debt businessman (Kabir Bedi) is about to marry a wealthy Londoner (Staz Nair) when a chance encounter with local Trinidadian singer, Lee de Leon (Soca music star Machel Montano in his film debut) sets things askew. In search of a muse, de Leon agrees to perform at the engagement party for both families. Unable to deny their mutual attraction, and with the excitement of Carnival approaching, Anita must now choose between the answer to her family’s financial prayers and the possibility of real love.

Set on the vivid, colorful twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, and pulsing with the sensuous dance rhythms of soca music, BAZODEE is a new style Bollywood musical with a distinctly Caribbean island flavor.

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