Bioscope - 2008
The film is set in the second decade of the 20th century. This is a story of cinema entering villages of Kerala. The protagonist Diwakaran gets attracted to the new machine, bioscope, at an exhibition by Frenchman DuPont, who does bioscope shows on the coasts of Tamil Nadu. Diwakaran was stunned by early forms of cinema images. His relationship with DuPont and the bioscope start with his astonishment when he first saw moving images. It turns into a story of inseparable friendship. Diwakaran acquires a bioscope.
The villagers welcome the new images introduced by the new machine bioscope, with innocence. They see wonder and happiness in it. They experience fear and astonishment. Yet, some suspect that the bioscope box has ghosts of the British hidden inside it.
Direction & Screenplay: K M Madhusudhanan