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The World of Apu

The World of Apu
  • 1959
  • India
  • 117 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Satyajit Ray
  • Written by: Satyajit Ray, from a story by Bibhutibhushan Bannerjee
  • Cast: Soumitra Chatterjee,, Sharmila Tagore,, Alok Chakravarty,, Swapan Mukherjee
  • Language: Bengali

Apu is now a young Calcutta novelist who, over the years, comes to love the wife he has acquired through an arranged marriage. However, when she dies in childbirth he struggles to accept his son. The final part in the 'Apu' trilogy confirms the whole triptych as one of world cinema's great humanist statements.

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