Apur Sansar 1959

India. Leaving university, Apu tries to make his way in life as a writer. Pulu, an old friend, invites him to the wedding of his cousin. Apu manages to make the rather long journey to get there, but the wedding never takes place. The bridegroom is insane. Tradition demands that the girl be married within the hour appointed for the ceremony.

Books with substantial mentioning of Apur Sansar
Roger Ebert
The Great Movies
, 2003

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Neil Sinyard
Classic Movies
London, 1993

Apur Sansar
(The World of Apu)

India 1959

Directed by

Soumitra Chatterjee


Running time:105 minutes

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