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Director  Laxmikant Shetgaonkar
Release date  December 1, 2013 (India)
Duration  
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Screenplay  Laxmikant Shetgaonkar
Country  India
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Language  Konkani/English/Hindi
Release date  November 2013 (2013-11) (International Film Festival of India) May 30, 2014 (2014-05-30) (Goa)
Writer  Jyoti Dogra (screenplay), Laxmikant Shetgaonkar (screenplay), Laxmikant Shetgaonkar
Music director  Emiliana da Cruz, Sidhanath Buyao
Cast  Paoli Dam (Sobha), Jean Denis Römer (Schroeder), Cedric Cirotteau (Martin), Sadiya Siddiqui (Maggie), Akash Sinha (Devappa), Serjee Kleem (Yuri)
Similar movies  Laxmikant Shetgaonkar directed Baga Beach and Paltadacho Munis
Tagline  A season in paradise...

Baga Beach is 2013 Konkani film written and directed by Laxmikant Shetgaonkar. It followed his critically acclaimed, Paltadacho Munis (2009).

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Set in the eponymous Baga Beach in Goa, it was made at a budget of Rs. 3 crore, making it the most expensive film yet of Konkani cinema. The film deals with the underbelly of tourism in Goa, with issues of paedophilia and child sexual abuse, conflict between locals and immigrants leading to hostility towards migrant labours, impact of holidaying foreigners on local culture. The film had an Indian, German and French cast, including Bengali actress Paoli Dam, who spoke Hindi in the film. It was shot in Goa with an handheld camera in sync sound.

It was screened at 44th International Film Festival of India in 2013. Subsequently, it won the Best Feature Film in Konkani award at the 61st National Film Awards. After the awards, the Goa Legislative Assembly passed a resolution congratulating producer and director for making the film about "a topic which needed much attention", and called it an "eye opener on the issues related to children on our beaches." The film was commercially released in Goa on May 30, 2014, but was not commercially released nationwide.

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Cast

  • Paoli Dam as Sobha
  • Cedric Cirotteau as Martin
  • Sadiya Siddiqui as Maggie
  • Jean Denis Römer as Schroeder
  • Akash Sinha as Devappa
  • Harsh Mainra as Shop keeper
  • Prashanti Tallpankar as Celestine
  • Reshma Jadhav as News Reporter
  • Rajesh Karekar as Jerroviar
  • Ivon C. de Souza as Brendan
  • Pradeep Naik as Victor
  • Serjee Kleem as Yuri
  • References

    Baga Beach (film) Wikipedia
    Baga Beach (film) IMDb Baga Beach (film) themoviedb.org


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