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During the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh, Gurudasi Mondol became insane having watched her entire family murdered by the Razakars, the pro-Pakistani forces. She continues roaming the streets of a small rural town Kopilmoni, in quest of what she lost. Indifferent to authority and other people's contempt, she steals from foreigners and goes to places allowed only to men. In Kopilmoni, Gurudasi has become a legend. Through her untamable personality, she keeps the spirit of the liberation war alive.
Yasmine Kabir is an independent filmmaker based in Bangladesh. Her films have been seen widely all over the world and have received many awards and acclaim. Her filmography includes: Death Chant (1992), A day at the Embassy (1996), For Solaiman (1997), A Mother's Lament (1999), My Migrant Soul (2000), A Certain Liberation (2003) and The Last Rites (2008).