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 ...
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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.
A housemaid is killed by a local landlord's son. His servant takes the blame for the murder, to save the landlord's mentally ill son and is marooned in an island named Monpura. There the ... See full summary »
Twelve people are passengers on board.The boatmen are taking them to safety, far away from the fierce clutches of war. All the people on board are devastated by the horrors of war. As the story advances, different events unravel.
As a leader of the local community, Chairman Amin bans every kind of image in his water-locked village in rural Bangladesh. He even goes on to claim that imagination is also sinful since it... See full summary »
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Shahir Kazi Huda,
Nusrat Imrose Tisha
Bilkis Banu, lost her husband Hasan on the bloody night of 25th March 1971. She tries to forget him and concentrate on the urban guerrilla movements of Dhaka with Altaf Mahmud, Shahadat, ... See full summary »
Ayna is an actor and the prison is his stage. He slips into the characters of the powerful convicted in exchange of money and take their place in prison. This strange profession is borne ... See full summary »
Just as Moses was found in the river Nile, an infant is rescued from a river, and adopted by Miraj, Karim and Sajib in turns over the years, only to be abandoned at the various stages of ... See full summary »
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 Imrose Tisha,
Rashed Uddin Ahmed Topu
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 guerrilla operation in the capital and hides himself in Mr. Matin's house. Mr. Matin lives with his loving wife Surma and two beautiful daughters Ratri and Opala. In association with other freedom fighters, Alam operates some successful guerrilla attacks against barbarous Pakistani military . But one after another his fellow freedom-fighters are getting caught by the military, tortured , murdered. Alam being shot and seriously injured is taken to Matin's house ; can he survive? Can he see the light of morning again ?Written by
Humayun Ahmed's 'Aguner Poroshmoni' is a well told story set during the war of Independence in Bangladesh. Though it isn't executed in a most sophisticated way (flat cinematography, sometimes irritating background score, and at times poor lighting), it successfully echos the horror of the time when living in Bangladesh was a continuous nightmare. The scenes of execution are impactive. The key strength of 'Aguner Poroshmoni' are the story and the performances. Ahmed brilliantly adds humour to lighten the tense moods and the poetry works beautifully. A few scenes appear a bit too dramatic but this can easily be overlooked since it's a minor quibble. The principle cast perform wonderfully. Abul Hayat, Dolly Johur and Asaduzzaman Noor are exceptional and Bipasha Hayat is terrific as the courageous Ratri. In the first scene we see her having a nervous breakdown after which she gradually pulls herself together while still yearning for freedom. In addition the actress who plays the maid also does a fine job. However, most of the extras act mechanically. 'Aguner Poroshmoni' is among the few gems to come out from a relatively unknown country where global cinema is concerned. It reminds one of the time when a genocide took place in a less known country and there was little the rest of the world did to stop it on time.
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