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BEE IN THE WEB

Contest Name :Smoke & Mirrors, Submission Date :06-22-2009, Uploaded By : Jai
Directed By :  Jai S. Nat, Self-employed,,
Shot On: Sony HDV, Edited On: Studio 11,  Crew Members: 4  Duration: 3.00 mins
Chandigarh ,Chandigarh (U.T.) , India   Views: 1107
Inspiration: Story about a young woman who gets her husband murdered by a hitman and how the detectives play along with her to collect evidence and bring justice.
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Our crimes inevitably catch up with us. One question: Where'd she get that knife from?  
While I was writing the script and since the theme "smoke and mirrors" is all about illusions, magic and stuff, the knife just appears on her hand. Since, she has a negative character in the film and with her negative energy she is able to make the knife appear. If you see in the shot she looks down towards her hand and the knife is just there. I wanted to have something to do with "magic" and this appearing act of the knife supports the theme. 
Awesome job guys !!cheers 
Interesting story. Please check out my film "together again" and let me know what you think. 
Well done except for the subtitles being hard to read and the small screen for when she suddenly has the knife. It would have been better had we seen the knife actually pop into her hand. Also, who's the man at the end when she disappears, her husband? Maybe not clear enough, again due to the smallness of the image. lee~ 'Backwards In Time'...  
I liked this movie a lot. Subtitles were a little difficult. But it was really well put together with some very interesting editing and camerawork. And I'm also a big fan of black and white. Great work and good luck! 
Very Bollywood - love it! -Nat (Tricky Health Care) 
Great transitions. A lot of story in such a small time. I really liked how you had the ending and the credits play at the same time. Good work.  
Very film noir with a twist of magic to it. I like the style of both the very beginning and the very end. 
Great film! Very powerful! 
I liked how you told an intense story in such a short time. Nice job with the transitions and the passage of time.  
I found it funny in a few scenes. I don't know if you intended it that way. Interesting idea and style. I didn't get how the knife appeared! Good luck Jai Nat 
the explanation as to how the knife appeared is at the bottom of this page. Its kinda hard to show things in detail when you just have 3 minutes to show the entire script. 
it a great movie and acting is really good 
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