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Ashani Sanket, film directed by Satyajit Ray

Ashani Sanket

Directed by Satyajit Ray


Gangacharan is the new Brahmin of a village, where he assumes various duties: teaching, organizing religious events, and trying to prevent epidemics. But in that year 1943, war is raging (as reminded by the planes occasionally heard flying over the countryside), and a major famine is under way. As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.


Directed by : Satyajit Ray
Writing Credits : Satyajit Ray
Cinematography by : Sumendu Roy - Couleurs
Music by : Satyajit Ray
Distributed by :
Cast : Soumitra Chatterjee, Babita, Sandhya Roy.

1973 - India - VO - 101 min

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