The Indo-Argentinian film ‘Thinking of Him’ has been directed by Latin American film director Pablo Cesar. Victor Banerjee will be seen in the role of Tagore and Eleonora Wexler will be seen as Ocampo. The film is co-produced by award-winning Indian director Suraj Kumar. Apart from this, it stars Raima Sen and Hector Bordoni.
Victoria Ocampo was half the age of the poet
‘Thinking of Him Movie’ recently had a special screening in Kolkata at the Indian Council for Cultural Research (ICCR), a central government organization responsible for promoting cultural exchange with other countries and peoples. Was. Regarding the film, Victor Banerjee said, “She was half his age when they met, but there was something beyond praise in their relationship. Of course, Victoria organized Tagore’s first art exhibition in Paris in 1930.’
Victoria Ocampo served Rabindranath Tagore
Tagore was 63 when he met Ocampo, and the 34-year-old writer took good care of the ailing bard during his 58-day stay in Argentina. He added, “The film is about what Victoria Ocampo thinks of Tagore and it is not about what you and I think of Tagore. As part of my preparation, I had to understand how much she really felt for him as a woman and as an intellectual. Sooraj Kumar said that it is heartening that the film is finally releasing across India and that too on May 8, on the occasion of Tagore’s 161st birth anniversary.
story of both
Ocampo rented a mansion in the Buenos Aires suburb and kept Tagore there. His balcony overlooked the wide Plata river and a large garden like the sea. After a complete recovery from his illness, the poet left the Argentine capital on January 3, 1925. Caesar said, “Shooting in India was a unique experience. I have known India since 1994, although it is difficult to know the whole of India. But over the years I have understood a lot about the nature and behavior of people from many places in India, a country that I personally admire.’