The Silent Echo

  • 4.30–7.00 PM
  • 4 & 6 June 2023
  • Castello, Sala delle Armi

Four teenagers in a remote mountain village spend their days inside an abandoned bus on a ridge, singing and making music. A contest for emerging bands pushes them to the nearest town.



Born and raised in Calcutta, Suman Sen is an Indian writer, director and producer. He studied Business, Design and Communication, and has worked for many years in the advertising industry with the most prestigious brands. He is the co-founder of Fickle Formula, a young Mumbai-based production company specialising in new media. His debut short film The Silent Echo, set in the Mustang region of Nepal, is gaining international acclaim to the point of being shortlisted by the Academy for 2023.


Original Language: Nepalese
Subtitles: Italian
Year of Production: 2022
Color/Black and White: color
Country of Production: India
Duration: 16’
Director: Suman Sen
Production: Fickle Formula, Icefall Prod. Goopy Baga Prod.
Cast: Kunsang Gurung, Tashi Wangdue Gurung, Pema Wangyal Gurung, Tsering Dhundup Gurung
Photography: Xohaer Musavvir
Editing: Olivier Jahan
Music / Original soundtrack: Mayukh Moinak
Set Design: Kala Sangraula