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Antarjali Yatra
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directed by Goutam Ghose; performed by Robi Ghosh, 1931-1997, Promode Ganguly, fl. 1940 and Vasant Choudhury, 1928-2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 mins
A father encourages his daughter to marry a dying man in order to inherit his wealth in this social drama set in 1830s India. She is expected to practice the ancient Hindu ritual known as suttee in which the widow throws herself on the burning funeral pyre of her late husband. The British colonial government has o...
directed by Goutam Ghose; performed by Robi Ghosh, 1931-1997, Promode Ganguly, fl. 1940 and Vasant Choudhury, 1928-2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 mins
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The Arsonist
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directed by U-Wei Haji Saari, 1954-; performed by Jamaluddin Kadir, fl. 1995-2009, Anwar Idris, fl. 2008-2004 and Ngasrizal Ngasri, fl. 1993-2010 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 1 hour 7 mins
U-Wei Bin Haji Saari based "The Arsonist" (1995) on William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning," transposing it from the Deep South to Malaysia. The filmmaker stays true to its core, but depicts the position of a Javanese man who has married a Malaysian woman, and is continually in a state of rebellion. His fami...
directed by U-Wei Haji Saari, 1954-; performed by Jamaluddin Kadir, fl. 1995-2009, Anwar Idris, fl. 2008-2004 and Ngasrizal Ngasri, fl. 1993-2010 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 1 hour 7 mins
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Bank Jharoke
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directed by Prema Karanth; performed by Tushar Dalvi, fl. 1992, Gulshan Grover, 1955- and Rati Agnihotri, 1960- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
Drama centred around a woman who comes to terms with issues in her life. Sarita is a successful paediatrician living in Mumbai with her less successful husband Manohar who is a college teacher and their two children. When she hears that her mother has died Sarita returns to her father's house where in the quiet of...
directed by Prema Karanth; performed by Tushar Dalvi, fl. 1992, Gulshan Grover, 1955- and Rati Agnihotri, 1960- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
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The Distance = Dooratwa
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directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, 1944-; produced by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, 1944-; performed by Ajoy Banerjee, fl. 1969-1987, Mamata Shankar, fl. 1997-2011 and Pradip Mukherjee, fl. 1976-2015 (Privately Published, 1979), 1 hour 31 mins,
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Dooratwa is a feature film directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta about a Calcutta college teacher and former revolutionary who marries a young woman but then leaves her when he learns that his wife is a single mother.
directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, 1944-; produced by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, 1944-; performed by Ajoy Banerjee, fl. 1969-1987, Mamata Shankar, fl. 1997-2011 and Pradip Mukherjee, fl. 1976-2015 (Privately Published, 1979), 1 hour 31 mins,
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Marhi Da Deeva
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directed by Surinder Singh; performed by Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013, Pankaj Kapur and Raj Babbar, 1952- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 47 mins
The film is a social tragedy born out of the gradual transformation of feudalism into capitalism. It concerns the predicament of the protagonist Jasgir, who becomes the victim of the exploiter's tendencies of the young landlord. His father was treated kindly by the elder landlord, but the son Bhanta tries to retri...
directed by Surinder Singh; performed by Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013, Pankaj Kapur and Raj Babbar, 1952- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 47 mins
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Nodir Nam Modhumanti = The River Named Modhumoti
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Afsana Mimi, fl. 1994-2010, Raisul Islam Asad, fl. 1985-2011 and Towkier Ahmed, fl. 1994-1999 (Tanvir Mokammel, 1994), 1 hour 54 mins
A kind of deconstruction of the Hamlet-theme on the backdrop of the liberation war of Bangladesh against Pakistan in 1971. During the 1971 war of Bangladesh against Pakistan, in a remote village beside the river Modhumoti, Motaleb Mollah, a landlord and a local Muslim leader, collaborated with the Pakistan army. A...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Afsana Mimi, fl. 1994-2010, Raisul Islam Asad, fl. 1985-2011 and Towkier Ahmed, fl. 1994-1999 (Tanvir Mokammel, 1994), 1 hour 54 mins
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The Orange Suit = نارنجی پوش
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Kianoosh Gerami, 1962-, Homayoun Ershadi, 1947- and Hamed Behdad, 1973- (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 46 mins
This film is about one man's attempt to grapple with the contradictions of modern Iran. The plot is straightforward: a press photographer, inspired by a book on feng shui, begins altering his life by clearing his home, and then his city, of clutter and garbage. In the process he is supported by his son and his son...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Kianoosh Gerami, 1962-, Homayoun Ershadi, 1947- and Hamed Behdad, 1973- (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 46 mins
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The Shelter of Wings
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directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, 1944-; performed by Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012, Indrani Haldar, 1971- and Shankar Chakraborty, fl. 1991-2013 (India: Privately Published), 1 hour 22 mins
Based on the novel by Prafulla Roy, Charachar (Shelter of the Wings) revolves around the film's protagonist Lakha, who comes from a family of bird catchers. Each day Lakha traps birds and sells them to Shashmal, the local dealer who in turn sells them to wealthy people who live in the city. Unfortunately, before...
directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, 1944-; performed by Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012, Indrani Haldar, 1971- and Shankar Chakraborty, fl. 1991-2013 (India: Privately Published), 1 hour 22 mins
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Tunnu Ki Tina
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directed by Paresh Kamdar; performed by Rajeshwari Sachdev, fl. 1991-2013, Rohini Hattangadi, 1955- and Sunil Barve, fl. 1989-2007 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 5 mins
Tunnu Ki Tina is a Bollywood film about a middle class Indian boy who dreams big and wants to marry a rich girl in college life. When he faces reality, however, he feels great pain.
directed by Paresh Kamdar; performed by Rajeshwari Sachdev, fl. 1991-2013, Rohini Hattangadi, 1955- and Sunil Barve, fl. 1989-2007 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 5 mins
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I Want to Invite You
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directed by Kim A-young (South Korea: Korea National University of Arts), 9 mins
Little madam's happy life ends when her husband dies at an early age. But one day, a door opens to the triangular space that she lives in. Produced by the Korean National University of Arts.
directed by Kim A-young (South Korea: Korea National University of Arts), 9 mins
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