Her natural instinct and responsibility was to protect her family.
There’s been a robbery and a death in the village. The criminal is Pratap her son’s best friend, who has sought refuge in her home.
This mum doesn’t mince her words: she doesn’t like Pratap.
She won’t turn him in but she won’t do him anymore favours.
Pratap pleads for mercy and sympathy. When the authorities come knocking at the door again, the night takes a dark, tragic turn.
She went against her instincts.
But can she at least stand tall by her personal beliefs and conviction about what’s right?
‘Children Of The Most High’ is adapted from the short story “Mrs Adis” by Sheila Kaye-Smith and set in 1944 in India.
This short film was the winner at the prestigious Indian National Film Awards in the Best Debut Non-feature category. It was also declared Best Student Film at the IDPA Awards for Excellence in in Mumbai and the Critics Choice Award at the India International Youth Film Festival in Delhi.