Baba, Someone’s Following Me” in Bengali is a 2023 Bangladeshi thriller film directed by Shihab Shaheen and starring Shahiduzzaman Selim and Tasnia Farin.
The film revolves around a desperate father, Kamal (played by Selim), and his daughter, Bijoya (played by Farin). Bijoya, who lives abroad, calls her father in the middle of the night, terrified and claiming someone is following her. Despite being physically miles apart, Kamal becomes helpless as he listens to his daughter’s panic through the phone. He can only offer advice and urge her to stay safe while desperately trying to figure out how to help from afar.
The film masterfully builds suspense through Bijoya’s frantic phone calls, her fear palpable even through the audio. We never see the stalker, adding to the mystery and uncertainty of the situation. As Kamal frantically tries to piece together clues and reach out for help, we’re kept guessing about the stalker’s identity and motives.
Beyond the thrilling chase, “Baba Someone Following Me” explores themes of parental love, helplessness, and the vulnerability of women living alone. It delves into the emotional turmoil of a father witnessing his daughter’s fear from afar and the lengths he would go to protect her.
The film’s climax is both gripping and emotionally charged. Without giving away any spoilers, let’s just say that the ending is likely to leave you pondering the complexities of the situation and the sacrifices a parent would make for their child.
“Baba Someone Following Me” received positive reviews from critics, who praised its suspenseful atmosphere, strong performances, and exploration of timely themes. The film was particularly lauded for its portrayal of the father-daughter relationship and its ability to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
If you’re looking for a well-made thriller with a powerful emotional core, “Baba Someone Following Me” is worth a watch. Just be prepared for a story that will keep you guessing until the very end.
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