About the film
robbery move monsoon difficult childhood dying and death misery priest teacher writer railroad unemployment
Release Date: August 26, 1955
|Production Companies||:||Government of West Bengal|
|Producers||:||Satyajit Ray, Bansi Chandragupta, Anil Choudhury|
|Writers||:||Satyajit Ray, Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay|
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. Alone, his wife, Sarbojaya, looks after her rebellious daughter, Durga, and her young son, Apu, as well as Harihar's elderly aunt Indir. The children enjoy the small pleasures of their difficult life, while their parents suffer the daily indignities heaped upon them.