Los Angeles: Gurgaon based filmmaker Hemwant Tiwari accepted the award for “Best Foreign Film” at the 2019 Momohil Film Fair in Switzerland. He premiered “The Fox” (Lomad) earlier this month at the Studio City Film Festival.
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The plot of “The Fox” revolves around a young couple who met in school and fell in love and reunited after more than 10 years through social media in the span of which they went through life, relationship and other events which separated them. Although it is a very common story, it has been told in a very uncommon format.
Tiwari shook things up by remarkably shooting the world’s first black and white, continuous one-shot film. Before he could express his joy for being placed as an official selection at the “Genre Celebration Festival” in Japan and being nominated for Best Actor and Best Director, he won “Best Noir Feature” there as well.
Tiwari’s close friend, Los Angeles based actor Trevor Snarr said that the film has earned tremendous success. Snarr saw his own success after joining the cast of a then small production filming Idaho called “Napolean Dynamite”, which turned out to be one of the most successful films to ever come out of the Sundance Film Festival.