The iconic film was made 44 years ago.

‘Thamp has been selected to be screened this year in the Cannes Classic section at the Festival de Cannes

The screening of ‘Thamp at the prestigious film festival is indeed a recognition for Malayalam cinema and Indian cinema

Malayalam movie ‘Thamp at Cannes Film Festival

‘Thamp explores the human relationships and the rootlessness of the marginalised through the ripples caused in the lives of the people in a village by the arrival of a circus troupe.

‘Thamp will be screened on 21 May 2022 at 2 pm CEST.

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The title ‘Thamp translates to The Circus Tent.

The iconic film has been restored by filmmaker and archivist Shivendra Singh Dungarpurs Film Heritage Foundation and the restoration was done in 4K.

‘Thamp is directed by legendary filmmaker G Aravindan who is one of the pioneers when parallel cinema is considered.

Malayalam movie ‘Thamp’ at Cannes Film Festival