After the marriage of her niece, Rosemary, Anglo-Indian school-teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely life in her single room flat located at 36 Chowringhee Lane in Calcutta, with only a tom cat for company.
Tag Archives: Bengali
Meghe Dhaka Tara / Cloud Capped Star (2013) Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Ananya Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Biography, Drama
To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men. He was successful neither in his career nor he could he become a good family man or husband. Still he was an artist who never compromised for personal gain, fame or profit.
Kapurush / The Coward (1965) Satyajit Ray, Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Drama, Romance
Amitabha Roy (Soumitra Chatterjee), a sriptwriter has a breakdown near a tea-estate and he is offered a place to stay by the estate manager (Haradhan Banerjee) at his bungalow. When he reaches, Amitabha finds out that the manager is married to his ex-girlfriend, Karuna (Madhabi Mukherjee).
Ashani Sanket / Distant Thunder (1973) Satyajit Ray, Soumitra Chatterjee, Bobita, Sandhya Roy, Drama
Gangacharan is the new Brahmin of a village, where he assumes various duties: teaching, organizing religious events, and trying to prevent epidemics. But in that year 1943, war is raging (as reminded by the planes occasionally heard flying over the countryside), and a major famine is under way. As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.
Charulata (1964) Satyajit Ray, Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Shailen Mukherjee, Drama, Romance
Charu lives a lonely and idle life in 1870s India. Although her husband Bhupati devotes more time to his newspaper than to their marriage, he sees her loneliness and asks his brother-in-law,Umapada to keep her company. At the same time Bhupati’s own brother, Amal, a would-be writer comes home finishing his college education. However, after several months, Charu and Amal’s feelings for each other move beyond literary friendship.