Aparajito - Bengali DVD with English Subtitles

Aparajito - Bengali DVD with English Subtitles
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Aparajito - Bengali DVD with English Subtitles

Part of the Apu's Trilogy Series


Actors:
Kanu Banopadhyan, Pinaki Sengupta, Karuna Bandopadhyay, Rani Bala, Charu Prakash Ghosh, Shanti Gupta, Moni Srimoni, Subodh Ganguly, Sudipta Roy

Screenplay & Direction: Satyajit Ray

Based on the novel "Aparajita" by Bibhutibhushan Banerjee

Producer: Epic Films (Satyajit Ray)

Music: Pandit Ravi Shankar

Cinematography: Subrata Mitra

Editing: Dulal Dutta

Art Direction: Bansi Chandragupta

Sound: Durgadas Mitra

AWARDS:

Golden Lion of St. Mark, Venice, 1957
Cinema NUOVO Award, Venice, 1957
Selznick Golden Lurel, Berlin, 1960
Bodil Award: Best Non-European Film of the Year, Denmark, 1967
International Critics Award, San Francisco, 1958
Critics’ Award, Venice, 1957
Best Film and Best Direction, San Francisco, 1958
Golden Laurel: Best Foreign Film, USA, 1958-59
Selznick Golden Lurel, Berlin, 1960
Bodil Award: Best Non-European Film of the Year, Denmark, 1967

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The city of Benaras, in the year 1920:

Harihor with wife Sarbajaya and son Apu settles in the ground floor of a three-storied house. Sarbajaya keeps home, while Harihar works as a priest and a dabbler in medicine. On the night of Deepawali Harihar comes with a fever, which ultimately takes his life. As the film proceeds, Sarbojaya goes off to Manospota with son Apu, at her uncle’s place. Soon Apu shines at school, and eventually leaves for Calcutta for higher studies.

Sarbajaya gets seriously ill but Apu reaches home day after his mother’s death .Bhabataran, the old uncle advises Apu to give up his studies and take to the profession of a priest.

However, Apu realises as the film moves towards the end that the death of his mother has removed the only obstacle from the path of his ambition.