Multi-award-winning Malayalam documentary film ‘Thariode’ directed by Nirmal Baby Varghese, based on the history of gold mining in various parts of Wayanad in the 19th century, was released on Amazon Prime Video.
The film is available on Prime Video in 132 countries excluding India.
The film has already been selected for many international film festivals including Košice International Monthly Film Festival 2020, Lift-Off Global Network Sessions 2021, Reels International Film Festival 2021, Standalone Film Festival & Awards 2021, Hollywood International Golden Age Festival 2021 and iFilms International Short Film Festival 2021.
The film won the best educational programme award at the Kerala State Television Awards for the year 2020, best documentary award at Hollywood International Golden Age Festival, Best Jury Award at Reels International Film Festival, best director award and best of the best award in the documentary short category at 7th Art Independent International Film Festival 2020 held in Thiruvananthapuram.
The film is produced by Baby Chaithanya under the banner of Casablanca Film Factory. Mathew M Thomas and Fr. Biju Mavara are the executive producers. Director of photography: Midhun Eravil, Nirmal Baby Varghese. 'Thariode' team is as follows- Second unit director of photography: Aswin Sreenivasan, Shalvin K Paul, Shobin Francis. Production designer: Sanitha A T. Editing: Nirmal Baby. Final mixing: Rajeev Viswambharan. Associate directors: V Nishad, Arun Kumar Panayal, Saran Kumar Bare. Voice over: Aliyar. Translation and subtitles: Nandalal R. Censor script: CS Ajith.