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A.k.a.
The World of Apu
Year
1959
Runtime
105 min.
Director
Satyajit Ray
Genre
Drama
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
8,240
Checks
2,081
Favs
312
Dislikes
9
Favs/checks
15.0% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
35:1
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  1. mi-16evil's avatar

    mi-16evil

    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!
    7 years 10 months ago
  2. Darkness_prevails's avatar

    Darkness_prevails

    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. 7 years 9 months ago
  3. vmunda's avatar

    vmunda

    final movie of trilogy! a masterpiece, every scene is incredible. Music is integral and transition between emotions is efficiently done, baul songs are used well. Actors are naturals. One of the finest movie of Indian cinema. 6 years 4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #2 in National Film Archive of India 125 Great Indian Films
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  2. This movie ranks #7 in Golden Lotus Award - Best Feature Film
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  3. This movie ranks #20 in 1950s
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  4. This movie ranks #21 in The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema
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  5. This movie ranks #23 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  6. This movie ranks #36 in Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films
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  7. This movie ranks #127 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  8. This movie ranks #149 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  9. This movie ranks #174 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  10. This movie ranks #263 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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  11. This movie ranks #285 in Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  12. This movie ranks #301 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  13. This movie ranks #319 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  14. This movie ranks #336 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #575 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  16. This movie ranks #923 in The Criterion Collection
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  17. This movie ranks #990 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  18. This movie ranks #1020 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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