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The Stranger (1991)
"Agantuk" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  26 August 1992 (France)
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An 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 ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Sudhindra Bose
Mamata Shankar ...
Anila Bose (as Mamta Shankar)
Bikram Bhattacharya ...
Satyaki Bose
Utpal Dutt ...
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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An 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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Performed by: Sromona Guhathakurta
Lyrics by: Rabindranath Tagore
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Sublime!
22 May 2003 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Simple and eloquent. The Stranger may be too charming for many of today's hipsters. A bit corny perhaps, but corn tastes great when it's cooked properly. The acting alone is worth the price of admission. If this was Ray's swan song, I'm sure he's resting in peace. Bravo, maestro!


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