Saturday, April 27
(1959) Struggling writer Apu – now an adult and played by Ray’s perennial star Soumitra Chatterjee – ends up substituting in an arranged marriage with Sharmila Tagore – then 14, and a distant relative of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, an important Ray influence – but even as love comes, tragedy looms; but Apu finds in his son the promise of new life. DCP. Approx. 105 min.
Part three of Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trilogy.
PATHER PANCHALI (part one) screens Saturday, April 27 at 11:00 and Tuesday, May 7 at 12:30.
APARAJITO (part two) screens Saturday, April 27 at 1:35 and Tuesday, May 7 at 3:00.
“Rich and contemplative, and a great, convincing affirmation.”
– Pauline Kael
“It is the kind of film one sees only once in a decade. Indisputably, it is one of the masterpieces of cinema.”
– Pierre Marcabru