SATYAJIT RAY’S THE APU TRILOGY: THE WORLD OF APU
Sunday, Jun. 7, 2015
05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Satyajit Ray’s The Apu Trilogy
Satyajit Ray (1921–1992) established an international reputation with this trilogy about growing up in India. Considered a landmark in 20th-century cinema, the films follow the life of Apu from childhood to maturity. Ray’s close observations of one Bengali family are presented with an authenticity and attention to the details of daily life that has a universal appeal. The trilogy takes a Modernist approach, depicting the evolution of male consciousness by observing how Apu matures in a changing world. Each film features music by the legendary Ravi Shankar. It is a transcendent experience to view this trilogy in new, 4K digital restorations.
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About the Film
The World of Apu
A college graduate, Apu has become an author, living a meager existence who decides that writing his autobiography may bring him fame. Unexpected circumstances lead to his becoming a husband, a father, and a widower in quick succession. Driven by grief to wander through the coast, forest and mountains, he is finally reunited with his son, Kajal, embracing the promise of a new life together.
Directed by Satyajit Ray
1959, in Bengali with English subtitles
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