Third Person Singular Number
|Third Person Singular Number|
Home DVD cover
|Directed by||Mostofa Sarwar Farooki|
|Produced by||Impress Telefilm Ltd.|
|Written by||Mostofa Sarwar Farooki|
|Music by||Habib Wahid|
|Cinematography||Late Subrata Ripon|
|Edited by||Titash Shaha|
|Distributed by||Impress Telefilm Ltd|
|11 December, 2009|
Third Person Singular Number (Bengali: থার্ড পারসন সিঙ্গুলার নাম্বার) is a 2009 Bangladeshi drama film directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and written jointly by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Anisul Hoque. It stars actors Mosharraf Karim, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Abul Hayat and musician Topu.
- Mosharrof Karim as Munna
- Nusrat Imrose Tisha as Ruba
- Topu as himself
- Abul Hayat
- Aparna Ghosh
- Rani Sarker
The movie was inspired by the book, Tin Parber Jibon O Kichhu Bastab Case Study, by Syed Manzoorul Islam. The script was written jointly by Anisul Haque and Mostofa Sarwar Farooki. Nusrat Imrose Tisha made her debut in the movie. Arpana Gosh made her debut in the movie. Third Person Singular Number was produced by Impress Telefilms.
The film initially had trouble getting approval from Bangladesh Film Censor Board. It premiered in Star Cineplex, Dhaka on 10 December 2009. The film premiered at the Pusan International Film Festival 2009. It then went on to compete in Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Third Person Singular Number had its European premier at the Rotterdam IFF 2010. It traveled to festivals and received the best director award in Dhaka International Film Festival 2010. It was Bangladesh's official entry to the 83rd Oscar's foreign film category but didn't make the final shortlist.
Variety wrote that "Third Person Singular Number is a thoroughly modern, stylistically assured story of a young woman ... combining an indie sensibility with sub continental elements." Bangladeshi film critic Saif Samir criticized it and gave 2.5 out of 5 stars.
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