Lijo Pellissery’s highly acclaimed ‘Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakam’ from Jan 27 in UK: Premiere show today in Leicester
Thursday 19 January 2023 8:41 PM UTC
LONDON Jan 19: Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam (A Mid-day Slumber), officially titled in English as Like An Afternoon Dream, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery and written by S. Hareesh from a story by Pellissery will be screened in the UK from Friday the 27th January. The film stars Mammootty, Ramya Suvi, Ramya Pandian and Ashokan and threads on insomnia, spiritualism, and fantasy.
The film is screened in the UK by RFT Films.
Although the film is scheduled to release in UK from Friday the 27th January but due to high volume of queries and requests RFT Films will have UK’s first premiere show today Friday the 20th January at 9pm at @piccadillycinemas Leicester. Tickets are now available for prebooking and fast selling. Click To Buy
The film portrays the incidents in the life of Jameson. After visiting Velankanni, Tamil Nadu, a group of Malayali tourists take a bus back to Kerala. James stops the bus at a village in rural Tamil Nadu. After lunch, the tourists are in a sluggish snooze. Meanwhile, James enters a into a house nearby, and starts acting like a member of the tamilian family, Sundaram.
He begins to behave like a Tamilian and speaks in Tamil like a local of the area. It confuses everyone who travelled with him as well as the local people of the village. He is brought back to his senses after a nurse, Benny from the tourist group sedates him. After, a good sleep he regains his consciousness and walks away from his momentary fantasy life with his real family.