Tortoise Under the Earth

Tortoise Under the Earth (2023)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2023-10-29
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Production Company: Humara Medialabs
  • Production Country: India
  • Director: Shishir Jha


This is a story of a tribal couple coping with the loss of their daughter in the Uranium Mining area in the state of Jharkhand, India. The story also highlights how deeply tribal groups are connected to the forest, their culture and each other. This film has captured vivid colours of their festivals, togetherness and folk songs that bind them to their culture. While capturing different seasons in Jharkhand, the drastic change in environment is also noticeable.

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  • Jagarnath Baskey

  • Mugli Baskey

Writing Shishir Jha Screenplay
Directing Shishir Jha Director
Editing Shishir Jha Editor
Crew Shishir Jha Cinematography