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A critic's list of the top twenty films of indian cinema

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1. The Apu Trilogy, Satyajit Ray, Bengali, 1955-1959
A masterly evocation of life and survival in India seen through the eyes of Apu as he grows from child to man to father. Pointillist in precision, lyrical in presentation, universal in theme.

2. Charulata, Satyajit Ray, Bengali, 1964
The film Ray called his most perfect. Never has a woman been filmed with such sensitivity in Indian cinema as Madhabi Mukherjee in this epic tragedy adapted from a Tagore novella on violation of trust in marriage.

3. Teen Kanya, Satyajit Ray, Bengali, 1964
Three gems of Tagore converted into vibrant cinema. ‘Postmaster’ is a poignant study of the relationship between a postmaster and an unlettered little girl. ‘Monihara’ an intriguing ghost story about a spoilt wife’s obsession for jewels; and ‘Samaapti’ the tale of the transformation of a tomboy to ...

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