Film

The Apu Trilogy

Part of Modern Cinema

Friday, October 12, 2018
11 a.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

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Satyajit Ray, Pather Panchali, Aparajito, and Apur Sansar (stills); images: courtesy Janus Films

“The Apu Trilogy brought India into the golden age of international art-house film, following one indelible character, a free-spirited child in rural Bengal who matures into an adolescent urban student and finally a sensitive man of the world. These delicate masterworks — Pather Panchali, Aparajito, and Apur Sansar (The World of Apu) — based on two books by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee, were shot over the course of five years, and each stands on its own as a tender, visually radiant journey.” — Criterion

This special afternoon screening of the Apu Trilogy will be a single admission price with Pather Panchali screening at 11 a.m., Aparajito at 1:45 p.m., and Apu Sansar (The World of Apu) at 4:15 p.m. There will be breaks of approximately 45 minutes between each film. Total runtime is 326 minutes.


Film Details

Pather Panchali
Country: India
Language: Bengali
Year: 1955
Running time: 115 min
Format: DCP
Director: Satyajit Ray
Screenwriter: Satyajit Ray
Producer: Government of West Bengal
Cinematographer: Subrata Mitra
Editor: Dulal Dutta
Source: Janus


Aparajito
Country: India
Language: Bengali, English
Year: 1956
Running time: 113 min
Format: DCP
Director: Satyajit Ray
Screenwriter: Satyajit Ray
Producer: Satyajit Ray
Cinematographer: Subrata Mitra
Editor: Dulal Dutta
Source: Janus


Apur Sansar (The World of Apu)
Country: India
Language: Bengali, English
Year: 1958
Running time: 103 min
Format: DCP
Director: Satyajit Ray
Screenwriter: Satyajit Ray
Producers: Satyajit Ray, Aminyanath Mukherji
Cinematographer: Subrata Mitra
Editor: Dulal Dutta
Source: Janus


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