Azhagarsamy's Horse | 2010

Drama, Foreign
In a Tamil village in the eighties, it has not rained in three years and the community is desperate for some relief. The village council decides to hold the annual Azhagarsamy festival to appease their god with ...more

Synopsis

In a Tamil village in the eighties, it has not rained in three years and the community is desperate for some relief. The village council decides to hold the annual Azhagarsamy festival to appease their god with, Azhagar, with the hope that it will bring rain. One of the festival rituals involves transporting Azhagar's effigy to the river on a wooden horse. After collecting the required funds, residents travel to a temple on the outskirts of the village to discover that the holy statue of Azhagarsamy's horse has disappeared. The festival cannot proceed without the horse. As a search unfolds, the community begins to find the missing horse affects: a spiritual guide from Kerala, a horse owner from a nearby village, a bridein- waiting and her groom-to-be. The village soon becomes rattled by the revelation of secret dealings and hidden plots.

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