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The Apu Trilogy and Satyajit Ray filmography 22 years old Ray at Santiniketan Ray decided to use Pather Panchalithe classic Bildungsroman of Bengali literatureas the basis for his first film.
The semi-autobiographical novel describes the maturation of Apu, a small boy in a Bengal village. Ray gathered an inexperienced crew, although both his cameraman Subrata Mitra and art director Bansi Chandragupta went on to achieve great acclaim.
The cast consisted of mostly amateur actors. He started shooting in late with his personal savings and hoped to raise more money once he had some passages shot, but did not succeed on his terms. He also ignored advice from the government to incorporate a happy ending, but he did receive funding that allowed him to complete the film.
The passage was of the vision which Apu and his sister have of the train running through the countryside, the only sequence which Ray had yet filmed due to his small budget. With a loan from the West Bengal governmentRay finally completed the film.
It was released in to great critical and popular success. It earned numerous prizes and had long runs in both India and abroad. In India, the reaction to the film was enthusiastic; The Times of India wrote that "It is absurd to compare it with any other Indian cinema [ Its American distributor Ed Harrison was worried Crowther's review would dissuade audiences, but the film had an exceptionally long run when released in the United States.
Ray's international career started in earnest after the success of his next film, Aparajito The Unvanquished. Before completing The Apu Trilogy, Ray directed and released two other films: Critics Robin Wood and Aparna Sen found this to be the supreme achievement of the trilogy.
Ray introduced two of his favourite actors, Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagorein this film. It opens with Apu living in a Calcutta house in near-poverty. He becomes involved in an unusual marriage with Aparna.
The scenes of their life together form "one of the cinema's classic affirmative depictions of married life. After Apur Sansar was harshly criticised by a Bengali critic, Ray wrote an article defending it.
He rarely responded to critics during his filmmaking career, but also later defended his film Charulata, his personal favourite. Ray's film successes had little influence on his personal life in the years to come. He continued to live with his wife and children in a rented house, with his mother, uncle and other members of his extended family.
He also made a series of films that, taken together, are considered by critics among the most deeply felt portrayals of Indian women on screen. Sharmila Tagore starred as Doyamoyee, a young wife who is deified by her father-in-law.
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