Katell Quillévéré's family-based drama follows Suzanne, a teenage mother who falls for a gangster
India in the 1880s. Chatterjee is the neglected wife of a newspaper proprietor. She seeks the company of her writer brother-in-law for companionship, and soon their feelings risk turning into something more than just friendship. Masterfully told by Satyajit Ray - infuriatingly slow to some, exquisitely exciting to others - the story is in turns profoundly moving as well as surprisingly fresh and witty.
Comparable to a film by Eric Rohmer or a play by Anton Chekov, Charulata is the work of one of cinema's great humanists with no small cinematic skill to boot.
BIFA-nominated films including the Film4-backed 45 Years, The Lobster, Macbeth, Amy and Ex Machina will be available in cinemas nationwide from 23 November in a special public screenings event. The
Film4 has received a total of 41 nominations for the films it has backed at this year¿s British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), with the nomination lists for the Best British Film and Best Director a
A summary of the critics and film professionals who voted for the top 50 Horror films of the 21st Century
As voted for by a panel of horror experts and friends of Film4 & FrightFest