Brief Facts of Nagamese film- ‘Nana- A tale of us’
- The first ever film from Nagaland to make it to an International Film Festival.
- Director, Tiakumzuk is the first Naga Director to win an award at an International Film Festival.
- The film is regarded as one of the most expensive indigenous films yet with a budget of 25 lakhs INR.
Plot: A film about politics, family and friendship. The film tells the story of Nana and her family in the backdrop of corruption-ridden society and the need for Clean Election in Nagaland.
Directed by: Tiakümzük Aier
Produced by: Aoyimti Youth Ministry
Written by: Limatula Longkümer
Release date: 18 July 2017
Running time: 100 minutes
Languages: Nagamese (with English subtitles)
Budget: 25 lakhs
Production companies: Dreamz Unlimited – Nagaland, Rain Drops Entertainment
- Zhokhoi Chüzho as Malay
- Mengu Suokhrie as Ano
- Watipongla Kichu as Nana
- Imkong Longchar as Ato
- Ariensa Longchar as Thiru
- Bokavi Swu as Dr. Ramok
- Imnasenla Aier as Miss Grace
- Chubatemjen as Mr. Thensa
- Alfrit Chishi as Mad Man
Music by: Akok Imsong, Atsa Lang Roths, Along Longchar
Theme Song: ‘Something New’ by Jonathan Yhome
Cinematography: MT Akum Aier
Edited by: MT Akum Aier
Awards, Nominations and Accolades
- ‘Nana- A tale of us’ is the first fiction film from Nagaland to be screened overseas at Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films and Documentaries, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2017.
- Director, Tiakumzuk Aier won the Golden Calton Best Director 2017 award for the film Nana: A Tale of Us, at Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films and Documentaries, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2017.
- The film was also screened at Kolkata International Film Festival 2018 and Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival, 2019.
- ‘Nana- A tale of us’, bagged the Best Film North East Award at the Prag Cine Awards 2021 held on 30 January, 2021 at Guwahati in Assam.
- Besides best film, some of the cast of the film ‘Nana- A tale of us’ were also nominated for various categories at the Prag Cine Awards 2021, namely:-
- Mengu Suokhrie was nominated for best Actress in North East India,
- Zhokhoi Chuzho nominated for best actor in North East India and
- Tiakumzuk Aier, nominated as best Director in North east India .
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- Read a review of the film on cinemachaat.