Charulata U

Tue 28 May, 7.30pm
★★★★★ – The Times



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Director: Satyajit Ray

Cast: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee

Year: 1964

Duration: 124 mins

Certificate: U

"★★★★★ – An exquisitely traced drama of repressed desire" – The Times

"★★★★★ – Extraordinarily vivid and fresh" – Guardian

"★★★★★ – Truly timeless" – Little White Lies

★★★★★ – Total Film

Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, Indian auteur Satyajit Ray described Charulata as “the one film I would make the same way if I had to do it again."

Charu is the beautiful and intellectual wife of a local newspaper editor but finds herself bored in her ornate mansion. Intrigue arrives in the form of her husband’s cousin - an aspiring writer who ignites a creative and passionate desire in Charu.

In Bengali with English subtitles

Screening as part of Footprints Film Festival, a big screen celebration of influential movies curated by a group of DMU students.

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