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6 Ratings

The Catastrophe

Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai

Directed by Jahnu Barua
India, 1987


Rakeswar is a peasant who lives modestly from what he grows on the land and trusts the authorities and local notables, such as his neighbor, a big landowner. Rakeswar hopes his son will become a civil servant when he graduates, but his own life is overturned.

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The Catastrophe Directed by Jahnu Barua

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1988 | 2 wins including: Bronze Leopard

1988 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury