#174: The World of Apu

bq9prmkorki5s5ch4iccwwmvqhd#174 – The World of Apu, (অপুর সংসার), 1959, Satyajit Ray

Apu is a jobless ex-student dreaming vaguely of a future as a writer. An old college friend talks him into a visit up-country to a village wedding….


#745: The Music Room

aitn7dl3vjyr3x26sxm0wnxyiq7#745 – The Music Room, (জলসাঘর), 1958, Satyajit Ray

A wealthy landlord who lives a decadent life with his wife and son. His passion – his wife would call it his addiction – is music, and he spends a great deal of his fortune on concerts held for the locals in his magnificent music room. He feels threatened by his neighbour, a commoner who has attained riches through business dealings. His passion for music and quest for social respect are his undoing, as he sacrifices his family and wealth trying to retain it.