A woman breaks with traditional Muslim culture by living with her boyfriend before getting married, but when the relationship ends, she must face the harsh consequences of being an outcast in her community.
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Nusrat Imroz Tisha,
Rashed Uddin Ahmed Topu
It's a story of boat journey of Bangladesh in 1971 of helpless people was going towards the safe border.Pakistan military had unleashed genocide in the country. Heroic sons of the soil started a war of liberation.
Mr. Rafiq is given an option to develop the ancestral property by a privet developer agent. The house carries the style of typical historic buildings of old Dhaka; which are being pushed ... See full summary »
Enamul Karim Nirjhar
Tariq Anam Khan
Another brilliant story from one of the marvels of literature- born genius Humayun Ahmed. A group of Dhaka University friends plan to visit St. Martins, a beautiful natural coral island, ... See full summary »
In the middle of the 1971;curfew is going on all over the Bangladesh. The liberation army is operated as effective guerrilla force - Badiul Alam is one them. Alam plans for starting ... See full summary »
The story of the film centers around the youth Ruhul, who lives with his family in a small hut next to the runway of the international airport. His mother Rahima struggles to support the ... See full summary »
The story of the feature film revolves around the sufferings of the war-ravaged people of Bangladesh in 1971. Pitambar, his blind father and grandmother, Karim with his daughter-in-law ... See full summary »
The second movie directed by Humayun Ahmed. A village drama interweave around a charming girl, a folk singer, his love interest and the local aristocratic family's involvement, the movie provide with some beautiful songs.
Golam Rabbany Biplob does quite an impressive job as both writer and director. The story is pretty much a folktale fairytale treated with honesty. The execution of 'Swopnodanay' is very simple and while this gives it a more authentic look, it also works against it because the film could have used some polishing. The background music is used to the minimum which works in favour but the sound effect could have been enhanced with more background sound because most of the time it's just too quiet. The sets look realistic enough and the cinematography, especially the long shots, are well done. Biplob is clearly influenced by Ray. The down to earth quality and subtlety does echo Ray even though it doesn't quite reach that level. The fairly good acting is topped by Rokeya Prachi, who plays Fazlu's hopeful wife, followed by Fazlur Rahman Babu as the greedy Siraj. However, all the extras merely function mechanically. 'Swopnodanay' is packed in a solid 84 minutes and in today's day and age, it felt like a refreshing watch. I also liked how the ending took the viewer back to the beginning.
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