A well-off family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long-lost uncle. The initial suspicion with which they greet the man slowly dissolves... See full summary »
In this adaption of the Ibsen stage play, an idealistic physician discovers that the town's hot springs are dangerously contaminated. But with the community relying on the spa for tourist dollars, his warnings to the falls for deaf ears.
A group of Calcutta city slickers, including the well-off Asim (Soumitra Chatterjee), the meek Sanjoy (Subhendu Chatterjee) and the brutish Hari (Samit Bhanja), head out for a weekend in the wilderness.
Untouchable shoemender Dukhi comes to the Brahmin's and asks him to arrange his daughter's engagement. The Brahmin belongs to a higher caste. He wants Dukhi to work for him (and for free) ... See full summary »
the humor, the camera work, the simplicity, good background score, well written scenes, everything was vintage ray.
these elements give all his movies an inherent class. but this movie was beyond the addition of these. the movie had magic.
aparna sen looked beautiful, her portrayal of a mother who is also a woman was first rate.
the scenes of pikoo with his grandfather were really humorous.
but what added the magic was pikoo himself. the simplicity of his character was superb. the last scene stood out for me, when pikoo, with tears in his eyes, sits outside the door, sees a flower in front of him and starts painting.
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