Pather Panchali

Movie Information

Classic World Cinema by Courtyard Gallery will present Pather Panchali at 8 p.m. Friday, Mar. 11, at Phil Mechanic Studios (109 Roberts St., River Arts District, upstairs in the Railroad Library). Info: 273-3332, www.ashevillecourtyard.com
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Genre: Drama
Director: Satyajit Ray
Starring: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Bannerjee, Uma Das Gupta
Rated: NR

“Watching director Satyajit Ray’s 1955 debut, Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road), seems less like viewing a film than like spending two hours in another life in another world” is what I said—in part—about the movie in 2006. The full review is here: http://www.mountainx.com/movies/review/patherpanchali.php

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About Ken Hanke
Head film critic for Mountain Xpress since December 2000. Author of books "Ken Russell's Films," "Charlie Chan at the Movies," "A Critical Guide to Horror Film Series," "Tim Burton: An Unauthorized Biography of the Filmmaker."

2 thoughts on “Pather Panchali

  1. TonyRo

    Very rare to see this screening around here. Highly recommend everyone see this!

  2. Ken Hanke

    Yeah, it’s only been screened once (2006) that I’m aware of.

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