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In all Gautam Ghosh's films water is a recurring metaphor. This is a moving tale of a harijan couple who are fugitives from their village in Bihar.

india Updated: May 19, 2003 15:22 IST
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Language: Hindi

Directed by: Gautam Ghosh

Year: 1984

In all Gautam Ghosh's films water is a recurring metaphor. This is a moving tale of a harijan couple who are fugitives from their village in Bihar. They escape to Kolkata only to be shelterless and jobless. With hunger gaping at them the husband gets a weird assignment - he has to make a herd of pigs cross a river. The movie shows the director's deep social insight into political systems.

First Published: May 08, 2003 11:27 IST