Viewing your Watchlist and recommended content requires Javascript

  • TBC
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1961
  • 114 mins

Two Daughters

Two Daughters

About

Two stories by the writer most admired by Ray, make up this enchanting film, which marked the centenary of Tagore's birth. 'The Postmaster' is set in a poor, rural village where the new postman strikes up a touching relationship with a child who nurses him through malaria, only to have him leave the area just as she begins to receive the education she desperately wants and, as an orphan, needs. 'The Conclusion' has a university graduate rejecting an arranged marriage only to force one on a girl in his village without understanding that his motives are as selfish and crass as the convention he rejects.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Kali Bannerjee, Khagen Pathak, Nripati Chatterjee, Anil Chatterjee, Gopal Roy, Chandana Banerjee
  • Director: Satyajit Ray
  • Writer: Satyajit Ray
  • Producer: Satyajit Ray
  • Photographer: Soumendu Roy

In a nutshell

These are delicate stories, beguilingly educative about the lives of others.

Latest from Film4...

  • Film4

    Before I Go To Sleep

    Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong star in director Rowan Joffe's (Brighton Rock) psychological thriller.

  • Film4

    Devil's Knot

    Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon star in Atom Egoyan's fact-based drama about a triple child murder.

Register with Film4.com

Personalise your Film4 experience

  • Set film reminders
  • Build your watchlist
  • Get film suggestions

or Register

Share