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11 Ratings

The Wedding Day

Baishey Shravana

Directed by Mrinal Sen
India, 1960


Sen established himself on the international scene with this drama about a salesman in a remote Bengali village who marries a teenager half his age. His life begins to unravel, just as World War II erupts.

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The Wedding Day Directed by Mrinal Sen

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  • In Prague's rating of the film The Wedding Day

    Love in the time of Famine. Sourness sari-ed in opaquely prescient signs. If these were readable, we could predict & modify events, but that would certify that harbingers were lying: a reshaped events series invalidates forecastings. Guilt grows from this genetical dyslexia: "If only I watched closer, I could've seen it coming." Srsly? On-screen the foreshadows are legible. Sen offers panoramic access & insight while

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