The dark comedy was named as best project in NAFF
Indian filmmaker Dev Benegal’s dark comedy Dead End was named the best project at the Network of Asian Fantastic Films.
The story of a man, who is declared as dead by a shady government department and has to take extreme measures to prove that he is alive, was co-written by Benegal and Sarat Rao. Satish Kaushik Entertainment and Benegal’s August Entertainment will jointly produce the movie.
The Bucheon Award is worth $15,000, reports variety.com.
Other winners announced included The Cartridge and the Man Who Copied Himself a dark body-swap fantasy by Taiwan’s Bruce Hwang Chen, which claimed both the NAFF Award and the new Media Vision Award.