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The Stranger (1991)

Agantuk (original title)
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 »

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Anila Bose (as Mamta Shankar)
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Satyaki Bose
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Manomohan Mitra
Dhritiman Chatterjee ...
Prithwish Sen Gupta (as Dhritiman Chatterji)
Robi Ghosh ...
Ranjan Rakshit
Subrata Chatterjee ...
Chhanda Rakshit (as Subrata Chatterji)
Promode Ganguly ...
Tridib Mukherjee (as Pramod Ganguly)
Ajit Banerjee ...
Sital Sarkar (as Ajit Banerji)
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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 as he regales them with stories of his travels, tales that are at odds with their conventional middle-class perspective on the world. Written by Anonymous

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This was Satyajit Ray's final film. He was so ill during the production of it that most of it was directed from an oxygen tent. See more »

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Bajilo Kaharo Bina
Performed by: Sromona Guhathakurta
Lyrics by: Rabindranath Tagore
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A magnificent painting in motion
19 July 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

One of the greatest films I have ever seen, it is directly comparable with his second movie (pather Panchali) as his finest till date. The movie is all about family relationships and the idea of money. He knows how to direct the regular 'life', pitched in reality and his movies give enough reason for us to understand his brilliance. Utpal Duttas performance is mesmerizing and together , with Ray's sublime direction and Utpal's sensitive,sensational acting this movie is a masterpiece for 'teachers' and 'students'. Just Brilliant. Stop watching mindless movies of Spielberg and direct your valuable time towards Ray, Kurosawa, Chang wook park, Truffaut, Eisenstein, Ritwik Ghatak, Pudovkin, Kieslowski, Almadovar, Antonino, Godard, Wong kar Wai, Fellini, Bertolucci, Makmalbaf, Kiarostami, Bergman, Wajda, Jeunet, Szabo etc


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