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Suddenly, One Day
Suddenly, One Day
579 Ratings


A retired professor suddenly disappears. Days roll into months, life goes on, but the children and the wife keep on looking back. The lost man appears on the scene over and over again, in a series of fragmented encounters between him and others.

Our take

Ingeniously scripted and visually inventive, Mrinal Sen’s powerful drama offers a touching look at the inmost dynamics of a family microcosm. As the daughter of the missing patriarch, Shabana Azmi is sublime, melancholically finding her way through emotional torrents of the past and the present.