• Film ID:
  • 13351
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=110 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • India.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • Bengali.
Charu lives a lonely and idle life in 1870s India. Although her husband devotes more time to his newspaper than to their marriage, he sees her loneliness and asks his brother-in-law, Umapeda, a would-be writer, to keep her company. At this point Bhupati's cousin, Amal, visits and spends a long vacation and, after several months, Charu and Amal's feelings for each other move beyond friendship and toward tragedy. A classic piece of early drama from the great Satyajit Ray.
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