EFC II #213 – Aparajito (1956)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#213 – Aparajito (1956)
Dir. Satyajit Ray
Starring: Karuna Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee, Pinaki Sen Gupta, Smaran Ghosal Ramani Sen Gupta, Charaprakash Ghosh, Subodh Ganguly

The two hundred and thirteenth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the second installment in Satyajit Ray’s “Apu Trilogy,” Aparajito.

Recorded in November 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: As a film, in its own right, no. The first section of the film doesn’t work as well as I wanted it to, but if judged as part of the Apu Trilogy as a whole, then yes, it’s a vital part of that story.

EFC II #212 – Pather Panchali (1955)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#212 – Pather Panchali (1955)
Dir. Satyajit Ray
Starring: Karuna Banerjee , Kanu Banerjee, Subir Banerjee, Runki Banerjee, Uma Dasgupta, Chunibala Devi

The two hundred and twelfth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the debut film from Indian director Satyajit Ray, and the first in his “Apu Trilogy,” Pather Panchali.

Recorded in October 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Without a doubt. This is a big YES to that question. Incredible film.