Irfan Kamal’s debut at Cannes
The film ‘Thanks Maa’ produced by Quantum Productions and directed by debutant Irfan Kamal generated lot of interest at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. The film market at Cannes was abuzz after the film received a full house and an incredible response . International distributors and buyers were keen to take it back to their respective countries. Said Irfan, “ ‘Thanks Maa’ received a phenomenal response. I was surprised at the interest shown by foreign buyers to an Indian film .”
Gagan Khemka of Quantum Films, said, “We made ‘Thanks Maa’ with no strategies or markets in mind. We just made a film from the heart about a sensitive issue. I am happy with the international market response to it.”
“Thanks Maa” promises to touch human hearts, beyond boundaries. It is based on the sensitive topic of abandoned children. The film has been nominated in two categories at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.