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
Did You Know?
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
Referenced in Maacher Jhol
Bajilo Kaharo Bina
Performed by: Sromona Guhathakurta
Lyrics by: Rabindranath Tagore See more