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Parash Pathar


Better known as The Philosopher's Stone, Parash Pathar was [[Performer~P107687~Satyajit Ray~satyajitray]]'s immediate follow-up to his celebrated [[Feature~V2666~Aparajito~aparajito]]. The film bears the heavy (but never oppressive) influence of [[Performer~P107687~Ray~satyajitray]]'s idol, French filmmaker [[Performer~P107981~Jean Renoir~jeanrenoir]]. Tulsi Chakravetry plays Parresh Dutt, an elderly clerk who comes into possession of a stone that can turn the humblest mineral into gold. Attaining vast...more