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84 Ratings

The Postmaster


Directed by Satyajit Ray
India, 1961
Drama, Anthology


Newly arrived from Calcutta, Nandalal takes a position as the Postmaster of a tiny rural village in Bengal. He has for his servant Ratan, a young orphan girl. She is illiterate, but he teaches her how to read and write. When Nandalal falls ill, Ratan nurses him back to health…

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The Postmaster Directed by Satyajit Ray

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1963 | Winner: Selznick Golden Laurel for Best Film

Melbourne International Film Festival

1962 | Winner: Golden Boomerang for Best Film

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