About

Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.

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Directed by

Satyajit Ray

Written by

Satyajit Ray (Screenplay)
Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay (Novel)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

India

Language

Bengali

Cast

Keywords

priest teacher writer misery robbery dying and death unemployment difficult childhood railroad move monsoon

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