Against the visuals of water ripples, a lovelorn heart types ‘Desire’s d surprise f your skin ... (with an evil emoji)’. Almost a decade old, Tanushree Das’s directorial For You and Me unveils the desires and passion experienced by a couple in a modern, long-distance relationship. There are no dialogues and no actors, yet the short film delivers what it aims to, leaving its audience aching for their loved ones.
‘Ev’ry time we say goodbye’ plays in Ella Fitzgerald’s captivating voice in the beginning, tearing apart a lover’s heart away from their beloved. ‘Ev’ry time we say goodbye, I die a little. Ev’ry time we say goodbye, I wonder why a little.’ The song of separation in the backdrop of an Asian landscape traverses to the pain in Farida Khanum’s Aaj jaane ki zidd na karo.