4.5
1,258 Ratings

Pather Panchali

Directed by Satyajit Ray
India, 1955

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Synopsis

With the release of Satyajit Ray’s debut, an eloquent, important new cinematic voice made itself heard all over the world. A depiction of rural Bengali life in a style inspired by Italian neorealism, this naturalistic but poetic evocation follows a number of years in the life of an Indian family.

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Pather Panchali
Directed by Satyajit Ray

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1956 | Winner: Best Human Document

1956 | Special Mention: OCIC Award

1956 | Competition

Berlin International Film Festival

1957 | Winner: Selznick Golden Laurel for Best Film

Locarno International Film Festival

1957 | Sections spéciales / Longs métrages hors programme

National Board of Review

1958 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Film

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