A River Called Titas (Titash Ekti Nadir Naam)
Fakrul Hasan Bairagi, Narain Chakraborty, Banani Choudhury, Kabari Choudhury, Chetana Das, Ritwik Ghatak
Please note that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the screening time for this film has changed from those given in the EIFF Brochure. A River Called Titas will now show at 16:15 on Thursday 18 June.
The tragedies and heartaches of life on a Bengali river in the early 20th century. Lives intersect; shocking stories unfold... Master director Ritwik Ghatak films this extraordinary melodrama like a documentary: unforgettable images loom, while his famous experimental soundscapes add spice and modernity. A River Called Titas is a lyrical lament for Bengal from one of its devoted sons.
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