Bangladeshi short film ‘The Last Post Office’ has been invited for the Melbourne International Film Festival. The film festival will take place from August 1 to August 18 in Melbourne, Australia. The film has been selected for the category of short film and will be screened on August 7 and August 9.
Scripted by Rajib Rafi and directed by Aung Rakhine, the short film The Last Post Office is a fairytale with an evil twist. On the edge of Bangladesh and between mountains and water stands a post office as the only mark of civilisation. This post office has a notorious background. People who come to work here disappear.Last year, the seventeen-minute-long film had its world premiere at Locarno Film Festival’s Open Doors section. The Last Post Office is Aung Rakhine’s second film.
The director’s debut film Mor Thengari (My Bicycle) was the first Chakma language film in Bangladesh.
Jointly produced by Rubaiyat Hossain and Aadnan Imtiaz, short film ‘The Last Post Office’ features Ashish Khondker, Shariar Ferdous Shazeeb and Ashok Bepari as its lead roles. The crew members of the film include Barkat Hossain Polash (Director of Photography) and Ripon Nath (Sound Designer). The film has been produced by Khona Talkies.