Uttoran (1994)

This Indian drama offers a subtle examination of urban values and of the struggles of peasants to survive. The story is centered around a wealthy Calcutta physician, Dr. Nihar Sengupta who deals exclusively with wealthy patients. He has… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 23, 1998
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Stephen Holden
New York Times

The conviction of the performances overrides the rough spots in this spare, rather short film. From the moment the doctor begins to awaken from his moral blindness and to connect with others, the film radiates a deep and sorrowful sense of shared humanity

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

Sandip Ray isn't a cinematic master, but the gentle, generous gaze that he gives to his characters is clearly his father's bequest.

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