Pather Panchali (1955)

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Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.


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  • Satyajit Ray in Pather Panchali (1955)
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  • Subir Banerjee and Uma Das Gupta at an event for Pather Panchali (1955)
  • Subir Banerjee at an event for Pather Panchali (1955)
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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Satyajit Ray

Writers:

Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay (novel), Satyajit Ray (screenplay)

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Trivia

Satyajit Ray, although he allegedly received a verbal promise of payment for his work as director from the Government of West Bengal after it took over production of this film, in fact received absolutely no compensation of any kind, despite having worked on it... ...


Quotes

Harihar Ray: How are you? I take it the children are out running around?


Goofs

Although the film is set in early 20th Century rural India (a time in which public health campaigns presumably did not exist), when Apu and Durga are shown hiding in the fields waiting to catch a glimpse of the train, a vaccination mark is clearly visible on the right arm of Uma Das Gupta, who portrays Durga.

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