The World Of Apu (1959) (Movie)

The World Of Apu (1959)

The World Of Apu (1959)
This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.


Apu is a jobless former student dreaming vaguely of a future as a writer. An old college friend talks him into a visit up-country to a village wedding. This changes his life, for when the bridegroom turns out to be mad, Apu's friend asks him to become the husband. After initial revulsion at the idea, Apu agrees. Apu takes his exquisite bride, Aparna, back to Calcutta. But Aparna dies while giving birth, Apu leaves Calcutta, crazy with grief, and his son Kajal is left abandoned with his wife's parents. Only after a long period of total indifference to worldly responsibilities, does Apu become capable of returning to the world.


Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee, Tushar Bandyopadhyay, Gupi Banerjee, Panchanan Bhattacharya, Shanti Bhattacherjee, Jiten Bhons, Abhijit Chatterjee, Jogesh Chatterjee, Asha Devi, Belarani Devi, Sefalika Devi, Biren Ghosh


Director: Satyajit Ray
Genres: Drama
Certificate: Not Rated
Country: India
Language: Bengali, English
Release Date: 4 October 1960 (USA)
Runtime: 105 min
Sound Mix: Mono
Color: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

The World Of Apu (1959)

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