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Agantuk (1991)

Not Rated | | Drama | 26 August 1992 (France)
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... See full summary »

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Satyajit Ray

Writers:

Satyajit Ray (screenplay), Satyajit Ray (story)
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Complete credited cast:
Utpal Dutt ... Manomohan Mitra
Dipankar Dey ... Sudhindra Bose
Mamata Shankar ... Anila Bose
Bikram Bhattacharya Bikram Bhattacharya ... Satyaki Bose
Rabi Ghosh Rabi Ghosh ... Ranjan Rakshit
Dhritiman Chatterjee Dhritiman Chatterjee ... Prithwish Sen Gupta (as Dhritiman Chattopadhyay)
Subrata Chatterjee Subrata Chatterjee ... Chhanda Rakshit (as Subrata Chattopadhyay)
Promode Ganguly Promode Ganguly ... Tridib Mukherjee
Ajit Banerjee Ajit Banerjee ... Sital Sarkar (as Ajit Bandyopadhyay)
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Sourav Banerjee Sourav Banerjee
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Storyline

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 Anonymous

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

France | India

Language:

Bengali | English

Release Date:

26 August 1992 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A látogató See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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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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Bajilo Kaharo Bina
Performed by: Sromona Guhathakurta
Lyrics by: Rabindranath Tagore
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Most impressed by Satyajit Ray's knowledge and filmmaking skills.
10 December 1999 | by iamrickySee all my reviews

This is only the second Satyajit Ray film I have seen (the first being Two Daughters). I must say that I regret having not seen his movies till now. Agantuk is a very beautiful and simple movie. What is complex is the characters, and the way the story unfolds.

I am mostly impressed by Satyajit Ray's vast knowledge about various topics on history, science, religion and society, which is clearly evident from the movie. Satyajit Ray is a master film-maker, and gets out the best performance from his actors.

I am surely looking forward to seeing more of his work.


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