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Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali • 2h 5m

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  • Soumitra Chatterjee on PATHER PANCHALI

    Actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s first film role was as the adult Apu in 1959’s APUR SANSAR, and he went on to appear in thirteen more of Satyajit Ray’s films. In this 2013 interview, Chatterjee recalls the impact that PATHER PANCHALI had on him and his fellow Bengalis.

  • A Long Time on the Little Road

    In 1957, director Satyajit Ray wrote an article for the British magazine “Sight & Sound” about the making of PATHER PANCHALI. Shortly thereafter, critic Gideon Bachmann recorded Ray reading his account aloud. That audio recording is presented here.

  • Soumendu Roy on PATHER PANCHALI

    Soumendu Roy first worked with Satyajit Ray as attendant to the 35 mm Mitchell camera the director had rented to shoot PATHER PANCHALI; in later years, he would become one of Ray’s main camera operators. In this 2013 interview, Roy shares his observations on Ray’s direction and recalls the produc...