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Maureen

I've seen 2 of the movies in the trilogy---this one and Aparajito, and they are among the "best" movies I've ever seen. Can't find The World of Apu, though. Such intimacy with the characters and so real!

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Robert

Is this version the remastered edition that Criterion was working on? How great are the subtitles? Thanks.

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Bevan

There are many lenses that can be used to view this film--it is a master piece. The simplest things in life seem to make Apu and his sister happy--they had no electricity or TV but yet the children were thrilled to listen to old aunt/grandma tell them stories. The kids were excited to see a ...Read more

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benedict

This is a very sad story that depicts the harsh conditions and dreadful life that one very impoverished Indian family must endure in-order to stay alive..The film depicts the simple pleasures of children and the enormous sacrifices their parents must make to keep them safe.This film ...Read more

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carl

An absolute masterpiece. The first of the Apu Trilogy, all of which are essential cinema.

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Al

A film to remember. Satyajit Ray has created art in a seemingly impossible situation. Highly recommended.

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Aaron

sad but so so good

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Bill

Beautiful and poignant.

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Matthew

A beautiful debut film from master filmmaker, musician, and novelist Satyajit Ray. I cannot recommend Ray's films enough. See as many as you can.