The World of Apu (1959)

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This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.


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  • Sharmila Tagore in The World of Apu (1959)
  • Soumitra Chatterjee in The World of Apu (1959)
  • Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore in The World of Apu (1959)
  • Sharmila Tagore in The World of Apu (1959)
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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Satyajit Ray

Writers:

Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay (original story "Aparajito"), Satyajit Ray (screenplay)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sharmila Tagore, who plays Aparna, the wife of Apu (played by Soumitra Chatterjee), and who was only 14-years-old when she appeared in the film, later recalled filming the scene in which Apu brings his new bride back to his untidy apartment in the city. The director, Satyajit Ray, gave Tagore ... ...


Quotes

Pulu: Are you writing anything? Any new poems?
Apurba Roy: You're such a philistine.
Pulu: A philistine?
Apurba Roy: Engineering is all you know. You'll go abroad and get your degree, then settle down here with a nice fat salary. Bah!
Pulu: So I'm a philistine?
Apurba Roy: That's right.

Storyline

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Genres

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