A Peck on the Cheek
In this Bollywood-esque musical, 9 year-old Amudha discovers she is an orphan from war-torn Sri Lanka. In a moment of bravado she and her adopted family decide to face their greatest fears and travel to her violent and turbulent homeland in order to reunite with her birth-mother. Along the way they encounter shocking, terrifying and dazzling wonders and have the adventures of a lifetime. Music by the Academy Award winning composer of Slumdog Millionaire.
Bonus short: The Mantis Parable, directed by Josh Staub
Sound: Stereo 2.0
- "A sweet, funny, fairy tale."
Awards & Recognition
Los Angeles Film Festival
In Spirit for Freedom Award
Jerusalem Film Festival
Audience Award (Narrative Competition)
Riverrun Int'l Film Festival
Toronto Int'l Film Festival
Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival
San Francisco Int'l Film Festival
Cleveland Int'l Film Festival
Philadelphia Film Festival