Souvid Datta directs ‘Gladiators on Wheels’.

 

In remote rural festivals all around India the ‘Well of Death’ has been a long-notorious attraction – where for £0.50p per ticket, you can see stunt drivers rocket in circles across 60ft walls, throwing caution to the wind and defying gravity. ‘Gladiators on Wheels’ is an experimental documentary short made over a one day shoot in West Bengal’s Poush Mela.

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