Life Goes On

Life Goes On

Sun 7 July, 2.30pm | Wembley Park, London

Director: Sangeeta Datta
Cast: Sharmila Tagore, Girish Karnad, Om Puri
UK, 120 mins, 2011, English, Hindi, Bengali

Inspired by Shakespeare’s King Lear, Life Goes On explores the relations between a grief stricken father and his three daughters. Set in London, the time is now, the family of Indian origin – part of the UK diaspora. With his wife’s sudden death, Sanjay is suddenly thrown into close proximity with his three daughters. The drama unfolds over five days from the day when Manju dies to the day of the funeral. Haunted by memories, grappling with the devastating loss, missing the mediating influence of his wife, Sanjay finds himself assessing and carving out new relations with his three daughters. The cast and director Sangeeta Datta will introduce the film


Wembley Park, London
Sun 7 July, 2.30pm
FREE