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Pratidwandi / The Adversary (1970) Satyajit Ray, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Asgar Ali, Arabinda Banerjee, Drama

Pratidwandi (1970)
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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