Beast

Girls will be girls.

The darkly comic story of a young woman who is suddenly confronted with the long-dormant instincts she suppressed throughout her childhood.

Runtime: 15:54
Format: Super 16mm
Year: 2007

The Method Fest, 2009
The River to River Florence Indian Film Festival, 2008
The Atlanta Indo-American Film Festival, 2008
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, 2008 (Honorable Mention for Jury Prize)
The Now Film Festival, 2008
UCLA Festival 2007

Cast:

Little Jaya: Jaysha Patel
Big Jaya: Nishita Lal
Savitri Devi: Sathya Jesudasson
Lata: Viji Nathan
Mr. Miller: Ryan Quintana
Lacey: Victoria Bonaventure
Ruby: Kelly Plucinski
Ted: Jason Hasty
Narayan: Badrinath Touzene

Crew:

Producer/Writer/Director: Geeta Malik
Associate Producer: Matt Silas
Director of Photography: Quyen Tran
Assistant Directors: Ben Peyser, Elvin Chacon, Yoshie Suzuki
2nd Assistant Director: Ronan McRory
Camera Assistant: Ken Kokka
2nd Camera Assistants: Yoon Choi, Dagmar Weaver-Madsen, Vanessa Rojas
Gaffers: Edwin Kim, Paul de Lumen, Cat Deakins, Hugh Scott
Grips: Mikiko Sasaki, Alex DeMille, Dave Kelly, Mira Lew, Amy Adrion, Jessica McMunn, Eddie Kim, Xavier Tatarkiewicz, Chris Carrea, Topher Osborn, Justin Wolske
Sound Mixers: Nathan Chitayat, Alex Diaz, Julie Sagalowsky, Sharon Hill
Boom Operators: Mikiko Sasaki, Julie Sagalowsky, Barry McGuire, Suzie Bohannon, Chris Carrea
Production Designer: Brett Banakis
Art Department: Maria Kisselov, Brett Banakis
Fight Coordinator: Justin Wolske
Set Design/Construction: Rand Soares, Dagmar Weaver-Madsen, Alex DeMille, Mira Lew, Alex Diaz, Eddie Kim
Editor: Geeta Malik
Crew Thanks: Kim Townes, Julian Tran and Abe Sylvia