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Aparajito / The Unvanquished


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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
8.83 /10
 
Starring
Pinaki Sen Gupta , Karuna Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee
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Directed by: Satyajit Ray
Written by: Satyajit Ray from novel by Bibhutbhusan Bandapaddhay

 
 
 
Released: 1956
   
Genre: DRAMA
SERIES
FOREIGN
SEQUEL
RITES-OF-PASSAGE
   
Origin: India
   
Length: 113
 
 


 
Apu (at first played by Pinaki Sen Gupta, then by Sumiran Ghosjal) grows up in Benares and studies for university.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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The second part of Satyajit Ray's masterpiece, the Apu trilogy, is a slow but memorable study of a child growing away from his mother and his rural background. Though the least gripping of the three films, it was still voted Best Film at the Venice Film Festival.

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