K.R.Manoj’s Malayalam movie Kanyaka Talkies (Virgin Talkies) has been doing the festival rounds in the last couple of years and has won many awards as well. Written by P. V. Shajikumar, Ranjini Krishnan and K. R. Manoj based on a story by P.V.Shajikumar,the film is Tropical Cinema & Work in Progress. Kanyaka Talkies features Murali Gopy, Lena, Maniyanpilla Raju, Indans, Nandhu, Sudheer Karamana, Sunil Sukhada etc. Shehnad Jalaaal is the DOP while Mahesh Narayanan is the editor and music is by Rajivan Ayyapan.
The film revolves around a B-grade movie theater of the 80s and 90s.While weaving a gripping story around the transformation of the theater into a church, Kanyaka Talkies delves deep into the matrix of body, desire, pleasure and guilt. Finally thanks to KSFDC the film will be seeing a release shortly.
Here is the trailer of the film-