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Ravi has settled in his dreary fate as indented boy-laborer in a textile plant outside Calcutta, making sure he earns and saves more then other boys to buy his release. Yet when young, ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tannishtha Chatterjee ... Masha
Prashant Narayanan ... Ravi
Tillotama Shome ... Deepa
Irrfan Khan ... Yani
Tumpa Das Tumpa Das ... Young Masha / Sati
Sikandar Agarwal Sikandar Agarwal ... Young Ravi
Biplab Dasgupta Biplab Dasgupta ... Fabrikmanager
Dibyendu Bardhan Dibyendu Bardhan ... Fabrikbesitzer
Gautam Banerjee Gautam Banerjee ... Vorarbeiter
Kuma Chakraborty Kuma Chakraborty ... Ticketverkäufer
Barun Chakraborty Barun Chakraborty ... Bordellbesitzer
Pranab Babdi Pranab Babdi ... Budenbesitzer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mohammed Mirja Ali Mohammed Mirja Ali ... Deepas Sohn 2
Panchanan Banerjee Panchanan Banerjee ... Angestellter Teppichladen
Robin Banerjee Robin Banerjee ... Oberkellner Club
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Storyline

Ravi has settled in his dreary fate as indented boy-laborer in a textile plant outside Calcutta, making sure he earns and saves more then other boys to buy his release. Yet when young, naive Masha is sold into service by her debt-crushed father, Ravi falls in love with her and rather the see her sold as private all-purposes servant, spends his savings on her release. They agree to meet in Calcutta's largest Shiva temple once he's free. Being the captive of his own skill, that takes years, while she becomes a brothel's star. Ravi arrives as a man, and unable to find her accepts to become an old carpet trader's brilliant right hand and near-fiancé of his beloved granddaughter Deepa. Fate makes her marry affluent customs official Yani and Ravi re-orphaned Deepa before the true lovers meet again. Written by KGF Vissers

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Country:

Germany

Language:

Bengali | English

Release Date:

12 May 2005 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Az idő árnyékai See more »

Filming Locations:

Calcutta, West Bengal, India

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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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In the film, Yani Mishra (Irrfan Khan) gets transferred to Kerala. In reality, actor Prashant Narayanan (adult Ravi) was born in the state of Kerala. See more »

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This is a coming of age epic set in pre independence West Bengal
15 October 2006 | by shouvikmSee all my reviews

A Bengali movie with English subtitles, directed by a German! It is set in the Jute mills of West Bengal where children used to be employed and exploited. The struggles of an ambitious Ravi, the protagonist, who saves money to get out of the system, how he realizes his ambitions and how he retains his humane nature in spite of his environment, forms the basis for an epic love story.

The acting is brilliant, the portrayal "international", so all adults should enjoy it. The production is highly optimized and gritty.

Some audiences may find it slow, but I thought it was well paced, the subtitles appropriate for people who know both languages.

A very recommended watch! Grab it on DVD if it doesn't come to a theater near you.


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