In the wake of the 2004 tsunami, Anni, a young woman of Anglo/Indian descent, returns to Kerala in Southern India for the first time since the death of her mother sixteen years ago. She is there to support the relief effort, but when she goes to stay with her stepfather she finds herself on a journey to rediscover her mother and uncover the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death.
The sea is used as a motif throughout the story representing the ebb and flow of life’s highs and lows and reflects the high drama of the events that follow, finally revealing the true circumstances of Kate’s death.
Monsoon Tide is a multi-layered film located in Kerala, India featuring a great cast and a twisting plot… The book version, or cBook, will be the first of its kind, a true interactive reading and viewing experience!
Monsoon Tide is a Laid Back Films production, written, directed and produced by Nick Fletcher, co-directed/co-produced with Stephen Croson and co-produced with Elsa Evripidou. It was filmed on location in Kerala in Southern India, near Malaga in Spain and at various locations in Southern England.
Starring Ben Richards as Charles, Rebecca Grant as Kate and Kasia Mount as Kate’s daughter Anni and Indian actor Biyon in a guest appearance. Also starring Rez Kempton as Raj Singh, Kevin Kemp as Simon (Charles’ son) and Clarke Crewe as Oscar.
Monsoon Tide is a story of love, life and passion as well as guilt, grief and mystery. A film as vibrant and varied as India itself. The film version released to much acclaim; the cinematic book (cBook) version releases SOON!