Film ‘The Rapist’ has set the flag of success, continues to boom at International Film Festival

Film The Rapist

MUMBAI: Applause Entertainment’s debut feature film ‘The Rapist’ has been receiving rave reviews from all over. In the past, Applause Entertainment has given several successful premium drama series including Criminal Justice, Rudra: The Age of Darkness, and Scam 1992. Now Applause Entertainment has forayed into the world of films and it has a solid beginning with ‘The Rapist’ which is being celebrated across the world. The film is directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Aparna Sen and produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Quest Films Pvt Ltd. The strong story of this film has created a buzz in the biggest Indian and International film festivals.

Yes, after garnering praise at Busan International Film Festival, London Indian Film Festival, Kolkata International Film Festival, and International Film Festival of Kerala, ‘The Rapist’ will now be screened at the August Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The film has also received three nominations at IFFM, including ‘Best Film’, ‘Best Director, and ‘Best Actress. Let me tell you, earlier the film won the prestigious Kim Jacques Award at Busan International Film Festival.

Film The Rapist

‘The Rapist’ is a thoughtful examination of the anatomy of rape, as well as an experience of the mindset of its perpetrators and the trauma that follows. The film also marks the reunion of the mother-daughter duo of Aparna Sen-Konkana Sen Sharma after several acclaimed films including the National Award-winning Mr. and Mrs. Iyer.

About Applause Entertainment:
Applause Entertainment is a leading content and IP creation studio with a focus on premium drama series, movies, documentaries, and animation content. An Aditya Birla Group venture led by media stalwart Samir Nair, the studio has produced and released popular series across genres and languages ​​including Rudra: The Age of Darkness, Mithya, Criminal Justice, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, Including critically acclaimed shows like Anhayan, Bhaukaal. These shows have been appreciated by the audience. There is a strong slate of theatrical and direct-to-streaming films in production recently which includes a few more films like Sharmaji Ki Beti, and Jab Khuli Kitab. Applause’s debut feature film The Rapist, directed by Aparna Sen, recently won the prestigious Kim Jisok Award at the Busan International Film Festival, 2021. Applause has partnered with leading OTT platforms like Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Sony Liv, MX Player, ZEE5, and Voot Select for its creative output.