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Ritwik Ghatak’s “Meghe Dhaka Tara” to screen at Toronto 2012

By NewsDesk • Published on August 1, 2012

Meghe Dhaka Tara (The Cloud Capped Star) directed by Ritwik Ghatak in 1960 will be screened in TIFF Cinematheque programme at the Toronto International Film Festival 2012.

“A young woman desperately struggles to keep her family out of poverty in this fiercely moving masterpiece by the great, perennially under-recognized Indian auteur Ritwik Ghatak,” is the synopsis on the festival’s website.

The other films to screen in this section are: The Bitter Ash by Larry Kent, Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock, Loin du Viêtnam by Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais; Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini and Tess by Roman Polanski.

Also see, Toronto 2012 announces 10 Indian films of Mumbai City to City Program.

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