Blue skies. A tree branch blows ever so slightly in the wind. It’s peaceful and quiet. A bird lands on the branch and the scenery becomes a marvellous example of the beauty of nature. The simple beauty, that which we don’t have to analyse or study to understand. We only need to contemplate.
It is a scene that we often wish ourselves back to in P.S. Vinothraj’s Pebbles (2021), which won this year’s IFFR Tiger Award. Once the film starts in earnest, it becomes a mental escape from the violence . . .