• Pather Panchali (1955)

Pather Panchali

Release Date: 1955

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary

Impoverished priest Harihar Ray (Kanu Bannerjee), dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. Alone, his wife, Sarbojaya (Karuna Bannerjee), looks after her rebellious daughter, Durga (Uma Das Gupta), and her young son, Apu (Subir Bannerjee), as well as Harihar's elderly aunt Indir (Chunibala Devi). The children enjoy the small pleasures of their difficult life, while their parents suffer the daily indignities heaped upon them.

Cast: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Bannerjee, Uma Das Gupta, Chunibala Devi, Runki Banerjee, Reba Devi, Aparna Devi

Director: Satyajit Ray

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Government of West Bengal

Keywords: Son , Mother , Moving , Small town , Emotional , Sacrifice , Growing up , Daughter ,

Awards

Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)