Chokher Bali: A Passion Play


Set in the early 1900s, this Bollywood film takes the partition of Bengal and translates it to human interactions. A young widow arrives to be companion for a man's aging mother. He has a young wife whom he dominates. As things develop, and natural feelings bubble to the surface, the widow becomes divisive, while maintaining an air of respectibility. Bengali language with English subtitles.


167 minutes.
All ages .
Drama
An innocent beauty...
An innocent beauty...

Credits

Cast
Aishwarya Rai, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Lily Chakravarty, Tota Roy Chowdhury
Director
Rituparno Ghosh
ScreenplayRituparno Ghosh from the novel by Rabindranath Tagore
MusicDebajyoti Mishra
CinematographyAveek Mukhopadhyay
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2003
Produced byShree Venkatesh Films

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

The Star
Shalandra Bunseelall
14

What the People say

Internet
55 Netizens
12

Average .. 65%

13




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