"We bow before you, Lord Shiva, O peaceful one, O Shambhu, ornamented with the crescent moon and adorned with serpents, you who wield the divine bow and dispel the darkness."
- Harihar Ray
Although he didn't initially set out for this to be a three-part series, the connectedness of the story, the character build across the movies and the spellbinding beauty of this time in India's history just pull it all together in Satyajit Ray's classic.
Following the glorious Pather Panchali, Ray takes us into the second installment of the Apu Trilogy, 'The Unvanquished'. Or to put it another way, Apu's coming of age.
This is a beautiful slow burner and it does not disappoint at any level. I am…