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The Middleman (1976)
"Jana Aranya" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  March 1979 (USA)
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After months of unemployment, recent college graduate Somnath enters business as a middleman, but he finds out when success means finding a client's weak spot, the price is more than mere ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Pradip Mukherjee ...
Somnath (as Pradip Mukhopadhyay)
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Rafiq Ahmed ...
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S. Bagchi
Ajit Banerjee
Krishna Banerjee
Sachin Banerjee
Samaresh Banerjee
Sudip Banerjee
Satya Bannerjee ...
Somnath's Father
Gita Basu
Arati Bhattacharya ...
Mrs. Ganguli
Sachin Bhattacharya
Umanath Bhattacharya
Jatish Bhora
Rajen Brijnath
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After months of unemployment, recent college graduate Somnath enters business as a middleman, but he finds out when success means finding a client's weak spot, the price is more than mere rupees. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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One of the films of the Calcutta Trilogy, the others being The Adversary (1970) and Company Limited (1972). See more »

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20 September 1999 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Quite probably the greatest Calcutta movie ever made, this is an astonishing work, especially to someone who has lived in that city before the current period of television and "modernism". How it will appeal to a non-Calcuttan is difficult to judge, and I am not bothered about it anyway, but I thank the master for this masterpiece.


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