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Absolutely incredible. The entire trilogy is heart-stoppingly brilliant, but this one is just so full of life. It's an absolute masterpiece.
I highly recommend watching the entire trilogy. Especially watch out for the use of trains as symbolism. The final shot is beyond extraordinary once you recognize the recurring motif.
Seriously do whatever you have to to see these movies!
If you watch all three of them in a row, There is an incredible power to each scene. Ray crafts a brilliant trilogy. If you haven't seen them yet, go see them now.
The perfect ending for this incredible trilogy! Brilliant masterpiece!
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This movie ranks #2 in National Film Archive of India's 125 Great Indian Films
This movie ranks #5 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
This movie ranks #7 in Golden Lotus Award - Best Indian Feature Film
This movie ranks #20 in BIFF's Asian Cinema 100
This movie ranks #21 in Empire's The 100 Best Films of World Cinema
This movie ranks #23 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
This movie ranks #32 in iCheckMovies's 1950s Top 100
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This movie ranks #128 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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This movie ranks #149 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
This movie ranks #263 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
This movie ranks #287 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
This movie ranks #319 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
This movie ranks #334 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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This movie ranks #579 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
This movie ranks #925 in The Criterion Collection
This movie ranks #986 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
This movie ranks #1020 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life