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Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali

Aug. 26, 1955India125 Min.
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Synopsis

The film is a coming-of-age story of a young boy named Apu, and life in his small Indian village in the early years of the 20th century. Apu is born to a poor Brahmin family in Bengal. His father Harihar is a priest who dreams of becoming a successful poet and a playwright; he does not earn enough, but the mother Sarbajaya keeps the family going. Because of their limited resources, Sarbajaya resents having to share her home with Harihar’s elderly cousin: the old and helpless cripple Indir. Apu’s sister Durga is always getting into trouble for stealing guavas from the neighbour’s orchards for Indir. She cares for Apu like a good older sister but loves to affectionately tease him. Together, they make do with what they have and enjoy the simple joys of life.

Pather Panchali
Pather Panchali
Pather Panchali
Pather Panchali
Pather Panchali
Pather Panchali
Original title পথের পাঁচালী
IMDb Rating 8.4 15,447 votes
TMDb Rating 7.8 votes

Director

Satyajit Ray
Director

Cast

Chunibala Devi isIndir Thakrun
Indir Thakrun
Kanu Bannerjee isHarihar Ray
Harihar Ray
Karuna Bannerjee isSarbojaya Ray
Sarbojaya Ray
Runki Banerjee isLittle Durga
Little Durga
Reba Devi isSeja Thakrun
Seja Thakrun
Aparna Devi isNilmoni'
Nilmoni'

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