Sarson ka Saag

Sarson ka Saag
Title Sarson ka Saag
English title Mustard Greens
Director Karan Suri Talwar
Country India
Year 2021
Color Farbe, Schwarzweiß
Genre Experimental, Documentary, Fiction
Duration 00:09:26
Festival year 2022
Competitions International Competition
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A mother’s voice guides her son’s hands through the making of a popular Punjabi delicacy called ‘sarson ka saag’, meaning mustard greens. This is him imitating his mother’s movements, attempting to inherit broken pieces of a partitioned culture. Made on b/w 16 mm film, the film uses mustard and spices in its developing process. Physical testaments of mustard leaves and stains from spices form a gastronomical archive.