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Year
1955
Runtime
125 min.
Director
Satyajit Ray
Genre
Drama
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
18,097
Checks
4,279
Favs
635
Dislikes
36
Favs/checks
14.8% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
18:1
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  1. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Beautiful movie! Ravi Shankar's soundtrack is so amazing!!! 11 years 5 months ago
  2. JosteinAsk's avatar

    JosteinAsk

    very detailed portrait of a struggeling family amidst poverty and the quarrels amongst them 12 years 10 months ago
  3. juanittomx's avatar

    juanittomx

    So sad, seems to be the all the 50's cinema its tragedy after tragedy. This film was good, not 3 hours long as usual and this should be everybody introduction to Indian Cinema. 10 years 7 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in Golden Lotus Award - Best Indian Feature Film
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  2. This movie ranks #6 in BIFF's Asian Cinema 100
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  3. This movie ranks #8 in National Film Archive of India's 125 Great Indian Films
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  4. This movie ranks #19 in Empire's The 100 Best Films of World Cinema
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  5. This movie ranks #21 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  6. This movie ranks #23 in iCheckMovies's 1950s Top 100
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  7. This movie ranks #24 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
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  8. This movie ranks #30 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  9. This movie ranks #39 in Akira Kurosawa's A Dream Is a Genius
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  10. This movie ranks #43 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  11. This movie ranks #126 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  12. This movie ranks #128 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  13. This movie ranks #132 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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  14. This movie ranks #207 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  15. This movie ranks #243 in IMDb's Top 250
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  16. This movie ranks #246 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  17. This movie ranks #285 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  18. This movie ranks #287 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  19. This movie ranks #475 in UNESCO's Memory of the World
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  20. This movie ranks #653 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  21. This movie ranks #682 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  22. This movie ranks #940 in The Criterion Collection
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