About

Charu lives a lonely and idle life in 1870s India. Although her husband Bhupati devotes more time to his newspaper than to their marriage, he sees her loneliness and asks his brother-in-law,Umapada to keep her company. At the same time Bhupati's own brother, Amal, a would-be writer comes home finishing his college education. However, after several months, Charu and Amal's feelings for each other m...

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Directed by

Satyajit Ray

Written by

Satyajit Ray (Screenplay)
Rabindranath Tagore (Story)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

India

Language

Bengali

Cast

Keywords

19th century writer india calcutta based on short story newspaper editor swing

Lists

#412 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?