I am Special (2017)

48m | Documentary, Short | Wed Jun 13 2018
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I AM SPECIAL is a multiple award winning 2017 docu-fiction film based on the real life stories of six differently abled persons written, edited and directed by Priyakanta Laishram.
Star: Priyakanta Laishram
Director: Priyakanta Laishram
Language: English, Manipuri
Country of Origin: India (IN)
State / Province: Manipur
Genre: Documentary, Short
Adult: Yes
Type: Non Feature


Priyakanta Laishram talked about the struggles, strength, courage and willpower of his deceased mother who was suffering from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Also the film dealt with the stories of people who have other motor neuron disease, bipolar disorder and others. The film went on to win prestigious awards such as Best Educational Film, Audience Choice Award, Out Of The Box Award at several national and international level film festivals. It is also the first full length English speaking film made by a Manipuri in record. Priyakanta Laishram, Girish Asotra, Bhani Khamnam, Ruchika Sahani, Tanishka Gujral, Nirav Purohit are in the lead roles.

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Runtime: 48 min
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Release Date: Wed Jun 13 2018
Release City: Mumbai (IN)

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