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The Flowers and the Gemstones
Director: Sriram Raja
Starring: Sriram Raja
Run time: 25m
Language: Tamil
Year Made: 2020
Country: Globally

A family in a village near Kanyakumari weaves Manikkamalai, a unique form of a floral garland. This garland crosses the state boundary every morning on its way to Thiruvananthapuram’s great old temple. The family narrates the story of the garland, which spans mythology, Maharajas, and modern times. The artisans painstakingly weave in the myth, history, and family tradition as invisible threads alongside the red and white oleander blossoms in the garland.

Director : Sriram Raja