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Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali is a 1955 Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray and produced by the Government of West Bengal, India. It is based on Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's 1929 Bengali novel of the same name and is Ray's directorial debut. It features Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee, Uma Dasgupta and Chunibala Devi. The first film in the Apu trilogy, Pather Panchali depicts the childhood of the protagonist Apu and his elder sister Durga, and the harsh village life of their poor family. Production was interrupted due to funding problems and it took nearly three years for the film to be completed. The film was shot mainly on location, had a limited budget, featured mostly ama ... more on Wikipedia

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