A Yellow bird

K. Rajagopal
2016, 110'

L'Oiseau d'Or

Siva, a member of Indian ethnic minority in Singapore, is released after eight years of incarceration.

He must not only deal with a transformed city, but also urban amnesia, xenophobia and prejudice of his relatives who have become strangers.

Haunted by his past, he goes looking for his ex-wife and daughter. When he finds them, he is confronted with a terrible truth.

FestivalsDistributionProductionCrewCast
Competition 55e Critic’s Week – Cannes 2016

Vladivostok Pacific Meridian IFF ; Asiatica Encounters IFF, Rome ; Hamburg IFF, Asia Express ; Crime & Punishment IFF ; Indian FF in the Hague, The Netherlands ; Busan IFF – Window on Asian Cinema ; Hong Kong Asian FF – New Talent Award section ; London East Asia FF ; Morelia, Mexico ; Five Flavors FF Poland ; IFFI Goa – India ; Luang Prabang, Laos ; Singapore IFF

International Sales : ALPHA VIOLET. 
Akanga Film (Singapore), Acrobates Films (France)

With the support of MDM (Singapore) and Aide aux cinémas du monde (France)

Director : K. Rajagopal

Screenplay : Jeremy Chua & K. Rajagopal

DOP : Michael Zaw

Editor : Fran Borgia

Sound design : Roman Dymny

Sound engineer : Justin Loh

Production designer : Andy Phua

Make up : Makeup Entourage

Costume designer : Meredith Lee

Assistant director : Fran Borgia

Production manager : Amalina Binhan

Colorist : Yov Moor

Producers:  Fran Borgia, Jeremy Chua

Coproducer : Claire Lajoumard

Siva : Sivakumar Palakrishnan

Chen Chen : Huang Lu

Siva’s mother : Seema Biswas

Shanti : Nithiyia Rao

Krupta : Udaya Soundari

Suseela : Indra Chandran