Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali ★★★★½

Life, death and everything in between.

Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali is about life in it's nude form. Bare, tragic, innocent and so real. Ray's vision of a family that doesn't stop plucking into the tree that gave them sadness just because it gave them a shed too is heartbreaking. The innocence of living the first memories of childhood while being constantly haunted by a demoness have been painted with strokes of vital kaleidoscopic dreams that may or may not become realities.

It rambles along seamlessly but so does life, right?

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