Basic info
  1. Director: Rituparno Ghosh
  2. Year: 1998; Language: Hindi, Bengali; Runtime: 145 min; Color: Color
  3. Studio: Gee Pee Films Pvt. Ltd.
  4. Cast: Shakuntala Barua, Abhishek Chatterjee, Indrani Halder, Subhendu Chatterjee, Rituparna Sengupta, Suchitra Mitra
Synopsis
 On her way home the newly wed Romita is molested by five men. The only one who has the courage to help is the young female teacher Jhinuk. Because of that she becomes a heroine and is on all papers’ front page. But the page is turning: As not only the police but also neighbours begin to ask embarrassing questions the two women are eventually intimidated and the five man are getting free with the help of corruption and male domination. (Indian Cinema)
Interesting links
  1. Review of movie by Trina Nileena Banerjee
  2. Review of book in The Hindu
  3. Interview of Rituparno Ghosh: Silhouette
  4. Long essay on Ghosh’s cinema: Caravan
  5. Remembering Rituparno Ghosh: The New York Times
  6. Conversations with Ghosh in the book Cinema, Gender and Art: Amazon
Where to watch/buy?
  1. Watch on YouTube without English subtitles
  2. Buy book on Amazon in English or Bengali
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