The Elder One

Riverside Archives

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The Elder One

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 20 March 2020
Category Cinema Screening


The Elder One film has been cancelled.

Riverside will contact ticket holders regarding refund options.

Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival

The disappearance of Mulla’s older brother, Akbar, looms large over life in beautiful Lakshadweep. After braving the seas to find him, young Mulla is plunged headlong into the harsh realities of Mumbai’s red light district and a fateful encounter with drug-addicted gangster, Bhai.

In the past, a tender but forbidden love affair unfolds between Akbar and Aamar, a mute islander on the verge of an arranged marriage. The Elder One audaciously blends social realism and magic realism; sexuality and gender identity; gay romance and crime-thriller, to startling effect.

Unclassified 18+

Malayalam, Hindi & Indian Sign Language with English subtitles


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2 hours 4 minutes

Ticket Prices

Adults $19.90
Concession $17.90

Transaction fees apply

Screen $1.65