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Pather Panchali

Quinzaine 1995 | Feature film | 1h 55

Nishchindipur, in the heart of Bengal, 1910. Harihar Ray’s family – his wife Sarbojaya and daughter Durga – live poorly in the ancestral house. Indir, an elderly widow and distant relative of Harihar, lives with them. Sarbojaya gives birth to a boy, Apu. Six years later. Harihar leaves in the hope of making money. Sarbojaya stays alone with her children, in growing misery. When Monsoon breaks out Durga catches a cold and dies. Harihar returns and decides to leave the village with his family…

Artistic & technical sheet

Kanu Banerjee
Karuna Banerjee
Subir Banerjee
Uma Das Gupta

Satyajit Ray, d'après le roman de Bibhutibhusan Banerjee

Subrata Mitra

Bhupen Ghosh

Dulal Dutta

Ravi Shankar

Set decoration
Bansi Chandragupta

Production : Government of West Bengal Distribution : Merchant Ivory