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Lalsalu (2002)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  5 April 2003 (USA)
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In this tragic-comic study of religious hypocrisy, a disreputable cleric convinces villagers that their community is home to a famous holyman's grave.

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Towquir Ahmed
Raisul Islam Asad ...
Majid
Chandni
Amirul Haque Chowdhury
Chitralekha Guho
Munira Yuzuf Memy
Aly Zaker
Rawshan Zamil
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In this adaptation of Syed Waliullah's 1948 study of religious hypocrisy, a Muslim cleric arrives in a remote Bangladeshi farming community and gradually convinces the villagers that a dilapidated grave is actually the resting place of a famous holyman. The cleric, while pocketing the offerings left at the grave, quickly ascends to a position of great power in the village, first marrying one local woman before turning his sights on another. Written by sienel

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