Satyajit Ray

Not Bollywood: Satyajit Ray's THE MUSIC ROOM

Not Bollywood: Satyajit Ray's THE MUSIC ROOM

Director Satyajit Ray separated himself from mainstream Indian cinema with PATHER PANCHALI, which premiered at Cannes (at midnight, during a party for Akira Kurosawa) in 1956. Still, several influential critics made it to the screening and championed the film’s originality and vision. It was completely unlike other Indian films in that there was no melodramatic…