|Movie Name||Josef: Born in Grace (2019)|
|Movie Genre||Drama Movie|
|Directed by||Susant Misra|
|Produced by||Ashok Mahapatra|
|Music Director||Kisaloy Roy|
|Star Cast||Victor Banerjee , Subrat Dutta, Sudarshan Juyal, Gautam Chatterjee, Anamika Goswami, Deepica Elizabeth Lakhra, Debasish Sahu, Ashok Mahapatra, Hitesh Bisht,|
|Release Date||09 Dec, 2022 (India)|
|Movie Budget||5 Cr. (Estimated)|
|Box Office Collection||N.A. Cr. Approximately (Worldwide)|
|Rating||IMDB: 8.6/10 Bollywood Product: 7/10|
Josef: Born in Grace is a Hindi Drama film released worldwide on 9 December 2022. The film was initially released in 2019 at various Film Festivals.
Josef-Born in Grace is an adaptation of a short story titled Joseph, written by well-known Odia author Umakanta Mahapatra.
Ashok Mahapatra, son of Umakanta Mahapatra, is the Producer of the film Josef: Born in Grace.
Susant Misra is the Director and one of the Writers of Josef. The other writers are Sudarshan Juyal, Zakir Khan, and Vijay Pandit.
Ashok Mahapatra is the Producer, Kisaloy Roy is the Music Director, Sudhir Palsane is the Cinematographer, and Sujata Narula and Chakradhar Sahu are the Film Editors of Josef.
Subrat Dutta plays the title character of Josef, and Victor Banerjee plays Father O'Hara.
The film also features Sudarshan Juyal, Gautam Chatterjee, Anamika Goswami, Deepica Elizabeth Lakhra, Debasish Sahu, Ashok Mahapatra, and Hitesh Bisht in supporting roles.
Father O'Hara (Victor Banerjee) is a missionary doctor who serves the poor and destitute at a small local hospital.
Father O'Hara adopts an orphan Josef and raises him with the help of Maularam (Sudarshan Juyal), the caretaker of the Father.
Josef is sent to Dehradun to complete his studies and to take up vocational training as a cook.
The story travels over 20 years, from the 1960s to the 1980s. Josef (Subrat Dutta) completes and returns with renown as a talented cook. However, he becomes an alcoholic and tries to find his mother. Despite many attempts to help him, he starts spiraling into his forsakenness.
1. Victor Bannerjee won the Best Actor Award at the India International Film Festival of Boston on 27 October 2019.
2. Victor Bannerjee won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Ontario International Film Festival in October 2019.
3. Sudheer Palsane won the Best Cinematographer Award at the Ontario International Film Festival.
4. The film won the Best Production Design Award at the Madrid International Film Festival.