Pihu: Direction of Vinod Kapri and acting of Myra Vishwakarma saved this movie from drowning
Pihu is the story of a toddler struggling to save her life in her home where there is no one to feed her and supervise her acts. This heart-touching movie by Vinod Kapri had received the international accolade at the 14th Trans-Saharan International Film Festival.
Pihu (Myra Vishwakarma) is a 2-year old girl living with her parents who are always fighting. She’s adjusting her life between the regular fights of her mother and father but one day the things become uncontrollable leading to the death of her mother. Her mother does suicide by drinking poison and her father leaves the home forever. Pihu was sleeping when the things take an ugly turn. She wakes up only to find her mother dead and father out-of-sight. Unaware of the development, she talks to her dead mother and also rings her father for help.
Highlights of the movie
- Strong direction – making a toddler act is certainly an achievement
- Natural acting