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Bari Theke Paliye (1958)

A misbehaving boy who runs away from his village and goes to Calcutta.

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Ritwik Ghatak
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Cast

Credited cast:
Param Bhattaraka Lahiri Param Bhattaraka Lahiri ... Kanchan (as Param Bharak Lahiri)
Padmadevi Padmadevi ... Mother (as Padma Devi)
Gyanesh Mukherjee Gyanesh Mukherjee ... Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kali Bannerjee ... Haridas
Bijon Bhattacharya Bijon Bhattacharya
Satindra Bhattacharya Satindra Bhattacharya ... Mini's Father
Nripati Chatterjee Nripati Chatterjee ... Feriwala
Shriman Deepak Shriman Deepak ... Chandan
Shailen Ghosh Shailen Ghosh ... Nanda
Krishna Jaya Krishna Jaya ... Mini
Keshto Mukherjee ... Magician
Niti Pandit Niti Pandit ... Mini's Mother
Jahar Roy Jahar Roy ... Traffic Policeman
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Storyline

Kanchan, all of eight years old is always up to pranks and mischief in his village home. He finds his father a cruel demon who keeps his mother oppressed and imprisoned. In his dreams, the big city is El Dorado, till he reaches there. But the glimpses of reality are harsher and the victims he meets give him a different view of the city. He himself has to struggle for survival and experiences life as it is, only to go back to his village home. This time as a mature person and with the realization that his father is no demon after all, but yet another victim struggling with poverty and still a loving father. Written by Swarup Basak

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Country:

India

Language:

Bengali

Release Date:

24 June 1958 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Ausreißer See more »

Filming Locations:

Calcutta, West Bengal, India

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Mono
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Lovely cinema
5 November 2007 | by pratyushSee all my reviews

Brilliant movie. A young, keen minded naughty boy runs away from his village to go to Calcutta. The movie has a lot of good shots of Calcutta in the 50s and a lot of real cinema without any attempt to glamorise or depress things needlessly as a lot of films try to do. Things aren't attempted to be too dramatic and the focus is on depicting things realistically. So you have happy stuff and sad stuff but not artificial stuff. Even the children in the movie act like normal children would. I loved how Ghatak took the shots. For instance, a busy street is shown from behind a street light in the middle of the road.


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