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Up Next in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Adventures in Moviegoing

  • The Big City

    Directed by Satyajit Ray • 1963 • India

    The Big City, the great Satyajit Ray's first portrayal of contemporary life in his native Kolkata, follows the personal triumphs and frustrations of Arati (Madhabi Mukherjee), who decides, despite the initial protests of her bank-clerk husband, to take a j...

  • Jhumpa Lahiri on A RIVER CALLED TITAS

  • A River Called Titas

    Directed by Ritwik Ghatak • 1973 • Bangladesh

    The Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak’s stunningly beautiful, elegiac saga concerns the tumultuous lives of people in fishing villages along the banks of the Titas River in pre-Partition East Bengal. Focusing on the tragic intertwining fates of a ser...