NFDC’s Island City makes its world premiere to a packed house
National Film Development Corporation’s Hindi language feature Island City‘s world premiere at the 72nd Venice Film Festival was a resounding success.
The directorial debut of Ruchika Oberoi starring Vinay Pathak, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Amruta Subhash and Chandan Roy Sanyal is competing in the Venice Days sidebar and had its premiere on September 8, 2015.
The film drew quite a crowd and was screened to a packed house in Italy. The film got a standing ovation and a big round of applause at the end of the screening.
Excited about all the adoration that the film received, Ruchika says, “It was a great feeling to see a packed house for the premiere of our film and to have our work appreciated so much by the audience.”
Vikramjit Roy, Head of Sales & Marketing at NFDC was delighted with the support the film received at Venice and said, “We are elated at the reception received by Island City in Venice and are hoping that this will boost our effort at promoting the film internationally”.