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Classic Movies

Much loved classics available for the big screen

Charulata

Charulata

(G) Dir. Satyajit Ray, India, 1964. 117 min | Drama, Romance
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In 1870s India, Charulata is an isolated, artistically inclined woman who sees little of her busy journalist husband, Bhupati. Realising that his wife is alienated and unhappy, he convinces his cousin, Amal, to spend time with Charulata and nourish her creative impulses. Amal is a fledgling poet himself, and he and Charulata bond over their shared love of art. But over time a sexual attraction develops, with heartbreaking results.

Mahanagar (The Big City)

Mahanagar (The Big City)

(CTC) Dir. Satyajit Ray, India, 1963. 122 min | Drama
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Arati takes a job as a door-to-door saleswoman in Calcutta’s wealthy neighborhoods, in defiance of her traditionally minded husband, Subrata, and his live-in parents. Emulating her Anglo-Indian friend and co-worker Edith, who speaks as an equal to the men she encounters on the job, Arati quickly becomes her firm’s top salesperson. When Subrata loses his job, the power dynamic in the family begins to shift.

The Elephant God

The Elephant God

(CTC) Dir. Satyajit Ray, India, 1979. 112 min | Adventure
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Felu is a detective whose vacation is interrupted when a priceless statue of an elephant god is stolen. Suspects include a local gangster, a nervous bodyguard, a disgruntled servant, and a fence who masquerades as a holy man. Soumitra Chatterjee plays the character with reserve and occasional humor in this twisting detective story