not to take anything away from it but i liked the first part better. definitely being drawn into the life of this family
The Unvanquished is the second of Indian director Satyajit Ray's "Apu Trilogy" (the first was Pather Panchali). Ray's young protagonist Apu is permitted a formal education over the gentle objections o... read more
DVD Release Date: October 28, 2003
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June 8, 2009
July 13, 2011
love the storytelling. a terrific coming-of-age film that's simple yet amazingly compelling. as in Pather Panchali, the actors have a wonderful natural ability and a very strong dynamic with one another that totally sells their performances. also once again, I loved the cinema...
April 14, 2009
Much more technically accomplished than Pather Panchali. The scenes at the city were worthy of Antonioni. I love those subtle moments where the characters are still haunted by the events in Pather Panchali. The script has a bad habit of killing off main characters especially f...
February 24, 2009
This is sort of a "slice-of-life" film about a Bengali Brahmin family. The formerly well-to-do family has been displaced from their ancestral home due to the ne'er do well father's naievete. The oldest girl, Durga, is sensitive to the injustice of her family's plight, and steal...
January 19, 2008
Probably the weakest of the trilogy, but a weak classic is still a classic. Ray's storytelling style seems to reflect Apu as he grows up. In "Pather Panchali", the narrative was very slice-of-life, moving at its own pace, much like Apu as a child. In "World of Apu", the plot w...
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