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Maghe Dhaka Tara


One of Indian director Ritwik Ghatak's most acclaimed films was this rural drama - a meditation on poverty and familial dysfunction set in a Calcutta refugee village. Supriya Choudhury stars as Nita, a physically attractive, intelligent and diligent young woman who demonstrates extreme loyalty to her family. While walking through the square of the local market, she accidentally breaks her sandal. In lieu of spending her monthly salary on another pair of shoes, she continues to walk barefoot on the...more