25 October, 15:00 · Cinema City — room 8
The World of Apu is the last part of the trilogy created by Satyajit Ray. Apu, its title protagonist, has already completed his studies and dreams of becoming a writer, but for now, he is without a job. He will soon embark on a journey, which will change his life... One of his friends invites him to a wedding ceremony of his relative, which will take place in a village. When it is revealed that the would-be-husband is mentally ill, the friend asks Apu to marry Aparna.
This time, the director focuses on the emotional side of his protagonist, at the same time showing a wide social and cultural panorama of India around 1950s. This beautiful film is the quintessence of the unique poetics created by the director.
|Cast:||Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee, Dhiresh Majumdar|
|Awards:||Nagrody Brytyjskiego Instytutu Filmowego / British Film Institute Awards – Sutherland Trophy (1959)|