The Wedding Day (Baishey Shravana)

The Wedding Day (Baishey Shravana)

Saturday, February 12, 2011, 2:30 p.m.

Restored by The National Film Archive of India

Dir. Mrinal Sen. 1960, 98 mins.

NOTE: Unfortunately, the restoration of the film was not completed in time for this screening. The film will be shown on DVD.

Sen established himself on the international scene with this drama about a salesman in a remote Bengali village who marries a teenager half his age. His life begins to unravel, just as World War II erupts. 

Free with museum admission.

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