This first, and best, of Ray’s famous Apu trilogy tells the story of a Bengali boy, of the hardships and moments of magic in his early childhood, and of his relationship with his family. “One of the greatest pictures ever made,” said veteran Observer film critic Philip French. Ravi Shankar wrote and performed its soundtrack music
Director: Satyajit Ray
Starring: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Bannerjee, Runki Bannerjee, Uma Das Gupta, Chunibala Devi
Original Release: India. 1955
Showing: Monday, 1 October, 2007 at 7:30pm
Certificate: U
Running Time: 115 mins
Black & White

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