Pather Panchali Reviews

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December 12, 2005
July 5, 2005
Satyajit Ray began his career with a film that still stands as possibly the best-known Indian film ever made, and regarded by many as one of the greats of all time.
July 5, 2005
May 16, 2005
February 27, 2005
Ray's trilogy contains absolutely no pretense as it follows Apu's journey to manhood
August 20, 2004
Ray's debut is still one of his best.
March 16, 2004
[Ray's] ability behind the camera is unmistakable.
February 13, 2004
February 12, 2004
September 5, 2003
June 10, 2003
It is quite simply a movie masterpiece; run, don't walk, to any arthouse cinema that shows it!
May 20, 2003
There are lovely little threads in the strange fabric. It's a film that takes patience to be enjoyed.
November 24, 2002
May 13, 2002
It is a luminous, transcendental masterpiece.
May 2, 2002
It's astonishing to think that this is Ray's first film.
April 24, 2002
A patiently and poetically observed account of the life of a struggling family in a Bengali village.
March 21, 2001
The great, sad, gentle sweep of The Apu Trilogy remains in the mind of the moviegoer as a promise of what film can be.
January 1, 2000
An understated masterpiece in simplicity and poetical mood.
January 1, 2000
One of the legendary debuts in the history of film -- deservedly so.
January 1, 2000
This is the kind of motion picture that will stay with you for hours, or perhaps even days, after you've left the theater, and that's a rare characteristic for any movie.
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