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Bengal, the mid-19th century: With his son (Soumitra Chatterjee) gone to pursue his studies in Kolkota, a wealthy old landowner (Chhabi Biswas) is seized by the delusion that his dutiful new daughter-in-law (Sharmila Tagore) is the goddess Kali reincarnate. His insistence that all around him go along with it begins to take her in as well-and lays a path toward ultimate tragedy, in Satyajit Ray's subversive drama. 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Bengali Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; featurettes. In Bengali with English subtitles. BW/Rtg: NR
Bengal, the mid-19th century: With his son (Soumitra Chatterjee) gone to pursue his studies in Kolkota, a wealthy old landowner (Chhabi Biswas) is seized by the delusion that his dutiful new daughter-in-law (Sharmila Tagore) is the goddess Kali reincarnate. His insistence that all around him go along with it begins to take her in as well-and lays a path toward ultimate tragedy, in Satyajit Ray's subversive drama. 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Bengali Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; featurettes. In Bengali with English subtitles. BW/Rtg: NR
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Bengal, the mid-19th century: With his son (Soumitra Chatterjee) gone to pursue his studies in Kolkota, a wealthy old landowner (Chhabi Biswas) is seized by the delusion that his dutiful new daughter-in-law (Sharmila Tagore) is the goddess Kali reincarnate. His insistence that all around him go along with it begins to take her in as well-and lays a path toward ultimate tragedy, in Satyajit Ray's subversive drama. 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Bengali Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; featurettes. In Bengali with English subtitles. BW/Rtg: NR

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