Asia, India - Bengali Cinema (West Bengal)

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1. Branches of the Tree (1990)

130 min | Drama

Four brothers converge around an ailing father.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Ajit Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Soumitra Chatterjee, Dipankar Dey

Votes: 733

2. The Music Room (1958)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Music

Depicts the end days of a decadent zamindar (landlord) in Bengal, and his efforts to uphold his family prestige even when faced with economic adversity.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Chhabi Biswas, Sardar Akhtar, Gangapada Basu, Bismillah Khan

Votes: 5,635 | Gross: $0.09M

3. Days and Nights in the Forest (1970)

115 min | Drama

A group of Calcutta city slickers, including the well-off Asim (Soumitra Chatterjee), the meek Sanjoy (Subhendu Chatterjee) and the brutish Hari (Samit Bhanja), head out for a weekend in the wilderness.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sharmila Tagore, Kaberi Bose, Simi Garewal, Soumitra Chatterjee

Votes: 2,570

4. The Cloud-Capped Star (1960)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Musical

A selfless young woman (Supriya Choudhury) sacrifices her own happiness for her unappreciative family.

Director: Ritwik Ghatak | Stars: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

Votes: 2,650

5. 22 Shey Shraban (2011)

Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An ex-cop is hired to track down a serial killer who carries out his killings according to Bengali poetry.

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Raima Sen, Abir Chatterjee

Votes: 4,997

6. Gandu (2010)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama

After Nihilistic rapper Gandu steals from his mother's lover, he embarks on a drug-fueled rampage with a rickshaw puller in this abstract film.

Director: Qaushiq Mukherjee | Stars: Anubrata Basu, Joyraj Bhattacharya, Rii Sen, Kamalika Banerjee

Votes: 2,391

7. Nayak: The Hero (1966)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

En route to Delhi to receive an award, a Bengali film star reevaluates his success through his fellow passengers, dreams and past experiences.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Uttam Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Bireswar Sen, Somen Bose

Votes: 3,931

8. The Clay Bird (2002)

95 min | Drama, History

75 Metascore

A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world.

Director: Tareque Masud | Stars: Nurul Islam Bablu, Russell Farazi, Jayanto Chattopadhyay, Rokeya Prachy

Votes: 3,964

9. The Stranger (1991)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

A well-off family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long-lost uncle. The initial suspicion with which they greet the man slowly dissolves... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Utpal Dutt, Dipankar Dey, Mamata Shankar, Bikram Bhattacharya

Votes: 3,653

10. The Goddess (1960)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal land-lord, has a dream envisioning her as an avatar of Kali.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee, Chhabi Biswas, Karuna Bannerjee

Votes: 2,121 | Gross: $0.09M

11. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)

123 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A rib-tickling comedy about a group of spirits who, in their various idiosyncrasies, try and save their only haunt, their resting place, when some unscrupulous builders try and break it down to build a modern monstrosity.

Director: Anik Datta | Stars: Swastika Mukherjee, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Samadarshi Dutta

Votes: 3,656

12. Guerrilla (2011)

140 min | Drama, History, War

Bilkis Banu, lost her husband Hasan on the bloody night of 25th March 1971. She tries to forget him and concentrate on the urban guerrilla movements of Dhaka with Altaf Mahmud, Shahadat, ... See full summary »

Director: Nasiruddin Yousuff | Stars: Jaya Ahsan, Ferdous Ahmed, Shampa Reza, Ahmed Rubel

Votes: 2,658

13. The Adventures of Goopy and Bagha (1969)

132 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Goopy wants to sing, and Bagha wants to play the dhol. They meet accidentally and are helped by King of Ghosts. With newly endowed abilities, they land in kingdom of Shundi, where their ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Tapan Chatterjee, Rabi Ghosh, Ajoy Banerjee, Iva Banerjee

Votes: 2,372

14. Choker Bali: A Passion Play (2003)

167 min | Drama

Binodini is a young widow who lives with a woman and her son, Mahendra, who had once refused to marry her. Their lives are thrown into disarray when there is deceit and adultery between Binodini, Mahendra, his wife and his friend.

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Lily Chakravarty

Votes: 1,521

15. Sonar Kella (1974)

Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery

A young boy becomes a target for crooks, after he claims to remember his past life and mentions precious jewels in a golden fortress.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Santanu Bagchi, Ajoy Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee

Votes: 2,243

16. Distant Thunder (1973)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Bobita, Sandhya Roy, Chitra Banerjee

Votes: 1,421

17. Three Daughters (1961)

Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Based on popular Indian stories of the great writer Rabindranath Tagore, these short films reveal definitive moments in the lives of three young girls.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Anil Chatterjee, Chandana Banerjee, Aparna Sen, Sita Mukherjee

Votes: 1,491 | Gross: $0.08M

18. Shadows of Time (2004)

122 min | Drama, Romance

Ravi has settled in his dreary fate as indented boy-laborer in a textile plant outside Calcutta, making sure he earns and saves more then other boys to buy his release. Yet when young, ... See full summary »

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Prashant Narayanan, Tillotama Shome, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 1,111

19. Joi Baba Felunath: The Elephant God (1979)

112 min | Adventure, Crime, Family

This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares, where he (along with his cousin, Topshe and friend, Lalmohan Ganguly) goes for a ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Parinita Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Satya Bannerjee

Votes: 1,896

20. The Home and the World (1984)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

When the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago, her husband, a wealthy Western-educated landowner, challenged tradition by ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Victor Banerjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Gopa Aich

Votes: 1,563

21. The Kingdom of Diamonds (1980)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The musical duo of Goopi and Bagha make a comeback when they are invited to play for a king.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Tapan Chatterjee, Rabi Ghosh, Utpal Dutt, Soumitra Chatterjee

Votes: 2,565

22. Antaheen (2009)

120 min | Drama, Romance

A story about love, waiting, and loneliness.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury | Stars: Rahul Bose, Aparna Sen, Radhika Apte, Kalyan Ray

Votes: 1,585

23. The Expedition (1962)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama

A taxi driver attempts to introduce his cab service in rural Bengal against many odds.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Waheeda Rehman, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Gyanesh Mukherjee

Votes: 1,155

24. The Middleman (1975)

131 min | Drama

A bright and idealistic young man steels himself for the dog-eat-dog business world, only to flounder in a job market packed with thousands of other hopefuls.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Pradip Mukherjee, Rafique Ahmed, S. Bagchi, Ajit Banerjee

Votes: 1,563

25. Autograph (2010)

131 min | Drama

The plot revolves around three lives - a superstar, a young director and a theatre actress - and how their coming together during the process of making a film, changes them forever. The ... See full summary »

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Indraneil Sengupta, Nandana Sen, Rudraprasad Sengupta

Votes: 2,240

26. Amu (2005)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

54 Metascore

Amu is the story of an Indian American woman who returns to India. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju learns that a horrifying genocide that took place twenty years ago turns out to hold the key to her mysterious origins.

Director: Shonali Bose | Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Yashpal Sharma, Brinda Karat, Ankur Khanna

Votes: 891 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Hemlock Society (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The plot revolves around a man who runs a school called "Hemlock Society" which teaches aspirants how to successfully commit suicide. He develops a bond with one of its students, Meghna (... See full summary »

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Koyel Mallick, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Roopa Ganguly, Dipankar Dey

Votes: 3,050

28. Kanchenjungha (I) (1962)

102 min | Drama

An upper-class Bengali family is on vacation in Darjeeling, a popular hill station and resort near Kanchenjungha.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Chhabi Biswas, Karuna Bannerjee, Pahadi Sanyal, Anil Chatterjee

Votes: 1,068

29. Third Person Singular Number (2009)

124 min | Drama

A woman breaks with traditional Muslim culture by living with her boyfriend before getting married, but when the relationship ends, she must face the harsh consequences of being an outcast in her community.

Director: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki | Stars: Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Mosharraf Karim, Rashed Uddin Ahmed Topu, Abul Hayat

Votes: 2,680

30. Company Limited (1971)

110 min | Drama

Chatterji is an ambitious and self-made young man who becomes the director of the company he works for.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sharmila Tagore, Barun Chanda, Paromita Chowdhury, Ajoy Banerjee

Votes: 1,196

31. Subarnarekha (1965)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

A man (Abhi Bhattacharya) opposes the love between his sister and the orphan (Satindra Bhattacharya) they adopted years earlier.

Director: Ritwik Ghatak | Stars: Madhabi Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya, Abhi Bhattacharya, Indrani Chakrabarty

Votes: 1,015

32. The Coward (1965)

70 min | Drama, Romance

A chance meeting rekindles old memories between a screenwriter and his ex-girlfriend, who is by now married to a well-to-do man.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Santi Chatterjee

Votes: 1,742

33. The Companion (2006)

127 min | Drama

The story of "Dwando" revolves around Sudipta who faces a serious ethical dilemma involving her personal relationship with her husband. She is torn between two choices, each with vast and ... See full summary »

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Konkona Sen Sharma, Chandrayee Ghosh, Shankar Chakraborty

Votes: 650

34. Chorabali (2012)

137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Sumon, is compelled to grow up in the city's underworld as mafia lord Osman Ali's killer machine. After killing a pregnant woman, who is Osman Ali's girlfriend, carrying his illegitimate ... See full summary »

Director: Redoan Rony | Stars: Indraneil Sengupta, Jaya Ahsan, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Iresh Zaker

Votes: 1,468

35. Aguner Poroshmoni (1994)

123 min | Drama, War