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Four Chapters (2008)

Chaturanga (original title)
Chaturanga is the story of a love that is caught between conflicting worlds of ideas. The lead protagonist Sachish fleets from radical positivism to religious mysticism in his quest for ... See full summary »

Director:

Suman Mukhopadhyay

Writers:

Suman Mukhopadhyay (screenplay), Rabindranath Tagore (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dhritiman Chatterjee ... Uncle (as Dhritiman Chattopadhyay)
Rituparna Sengupta ... Damini
Joy Sengupta ... Sribilash
Subrat Dutta ... Sachish
Kabir Suman Kabir Suman ... Lilananda
Biswajit Chakraborty
Sujan Mukherjee ... Purandar (as Neel Mukhopadhyay)
Trina Nileena Banerjee Trina Nileena Banerjee ... Nanibala (as Trina Nileena Bandyopadhyay)
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Chaturanga is the story of a love that is caught between conflicting worlds of ideas. The lead protagonist Sachish fleets from radical positivism to religious mysticism in his quest for life's meaning. However, his search ultimately yields nothing but crushing disillusionment. This is because he cannot square his abstract ideals with the powerful presences of two women in his life. One of them is Damini, a young Hindu widow, and the other is Nanibala, the abandoned mistress of Sachish's own brother. Sachish tries to convince himself that Nanibala is simply a helpless woman who needs to be 'rescued' by him. Similarly, during his later religious phase, he pretends that the widow Damini is merely an enticement of Nature that must be avoided at all costs for spiritual salvation. Chaturanga thus becomes, after a point, a psychodrama of unbelievable cruelty. Nanibala becomes a victim of it because as a 'fallen woman' she can only be 'saved', but her humanity cannot be recognized. Damini is ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Bengali

Release Date:

21 November 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Four Chapters See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Campfire Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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