Film Details

The Coffin in the Mountain

Film Synopsis

A young man who tries to get away from the power of his father, accidentally kills a local ruffian. He runs away but his destiny is tightly tied to his father. A woman who has been suffering domestic violence for years finds comfort from her ex-lover. As she plans to murder her husband, the news of the latter’s death arrives. The honest chief of a village plans to retire, but while dealing with an extraordinary event related to his son, a big black hole opens in front of him.


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