India | 125 min | 1955 | PG | Bengali with English Subtitles
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Apu is a young boy living in a small Bengali village with his father, mother, sister, and cousin. With hopes and dreams of becoming a playwright, Apu’s father moves to the city to help cure the poverty that has befouled his family, leaving Apu to scrape by with his mother and ill sister. Pather Panchali is a heart-breaking story of poverty and the isolating conditions of rural life in India.