The 11 minute long climax sequence in Angamaly Diaries was shot in a single take with 1000 artists
Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Angamaly Diaries is gearing up for release on March 3. Final post production works for the movie was completed today in Chennai.
Angamaly Diaries features around 85 newcomers. Almost all the major characters are played by newbies. Actor Chemban Vinod Jose is debuting as a scriptwriter through this movie. It is said to be based on an original story and from what we saw in the trailer, it is a realistic gangster drama revolving around a group of youngsters from Angamaly.
Lijo Jose Pellissery is known for his unique presentation style. He consciously stays from the usual commercial formula and has tried to bring freshness in treatment in all his movies. His movies like, City of God, Amen and Double Barrel were all entirely different from the usual run of the mill kind.
This time also the director has tried a different style of treatment. The climax scene in Angamaly Diaries is a 11 minute long sequence involving around 1000 artists. The team shot the entire sequence in a single shot after repeated attempts. The director himself shared this news through a live chat with his followers in Facebook.
Girish Gangadharan, noted for his work in movies like Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi, Kali and Guppy has handled the camera in this movie. Charlie fame Shameer Muhammed is the editor. Prashanth Pillai, a regular in Lijo Jose Pellissery movies, has composed the music. The movie has nine tracks. Two songs that were officially released by the makes are trending in social media pages.
Angamaly Diaries is produced by Vijay Babu under the banner Friday Film House.