The film revolves around the lead Lekh Kapoor a disillusioned struggling writer. Actor Amit Kumar Vashisth was praised by everyone for his powerful nuanced performance of the lead.
Dhruvan Gautham the cinematographer, multiple award-winning filmmaker Aman Wadhan along with Amit Malhotra, who offered his expertise during the final stages of the editing of the film are from FTII. One the most sought after Sound recordist currently, Sanal George from the institute worked on the Location Sound for ‘The Window’.
During the discussion, students shared their understanding of the film. The philosophy of the film was perceived by everyone in their own way although the students at FTII shared one unanimous liking towards Lekh’s character.
The most appreciated part of VK Choudhary’s work was his technique of long takes and subtle dark humor. One more aspect that was unanimously praised was Vishal J. Singh’s refreshing originality in music.
Overall it was a very encouraging rendezvous at the FTII, which along with other reviews from critics and eminent industry personalities have made the makers to fix a commercial release date of the film ‘The Window’ as 1st December 2017. Do look inside ‘The Window’ opening at a theatre near you!