In this adaptation of the Ibsen stage play, an idealistic physician discovers that the town’s hot springs are dangerously contaminated. Read More »
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36 Chowringhee Lane (1981) Aparna Sen, Jennifer Kendal, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Debashree Roy, Drama, Romance
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. Read More »
Pratidwandi / The Adversary (1970) Satyajit Ray, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Asgar Ali, Arabinda Banerjee, Drama
A young man, newly graduated from college is unable to find meaningful employment. He lives in a crowded apartment with his widowed mother, a revolutionary brother and a younger, well-employed sister. Family frictions and his continuing unsuccessful quest for a job place an unbearable strain on him causing him to hallucinate. The pressure, magnified by the tense and impersonal setting of Calcutta, builds to a devastating conclusion.
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