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Deliverance (1981)
"Sadgati" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  1981 (India)
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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 »

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Dukhi
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Jhuria
Mohan Agashe ...
The Brahmin
Gita Siddharth ...
The Brahmin's wife
Richa Mishra ...
Dhania
Salil Dhar Diwan
Shyam Sundar Sharma
Wahid Shareef
Anand Chaube
Anand Verma
Narendra Thakak
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Keshri Bajgaji
Ratna Bhatta
Bhaialal Hedao ...
The Gond
Shefali Shukla
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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) before agreeing... A plea against the indian system of castes. Written by Yepok

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27 February 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Satyajit RAy's SADGATI (DELIVERANCE, 1981), based on the Premchand story, does contain one of Smita Patil's best performances, as well as equally fine ones by Om Puri and Mohan Agashe. Om, a poor serf, must chop a log in two for Brahmin landlord Mohan, while the illiterate Smita must strive to remember her grocery list in her head. Starved, Om dies, and Mohan must dispose of his body without touching it. Ray adds so many details (a many- headed idol in the Brahmin's courtyard, the grocery list) that Mohan's dilemma finally takes up very little screen time. Made for TV, this 45- minute film also is now faded in the National Film Archives' copy, and has no subtitles.


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