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Agantuk (1991)

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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Sudhindra Bose
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Manomohan Mitra
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Ranjan Rakshit (as Robi Ghosh)
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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Most impressed by Satyajit Ray's knowledge and filmmaking skills.

This is only the second Satyajit Ray film I have seen (the first being Two Daughters). I must say that I regret having not seen his movies till now. Agantuk is a very beautiful and simple movie. What is complex is the characters, and the way the story unfolds.

I am mostly impressed by Satyajit Ray's vast knowledge about various topics on history, science, religion and society, which is clearly evident from the movie. Satyajit Ray is a master film-maker, and gets out the best performance from his actors.

I am surely looking forward to seeing more of his work.


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