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tt0097409 Ganashatru (1989)
A good-hearted doctor discovers that the serious illness befalling the citizens of his small Bengali town may be due to a contamination of the holy water at the local temple. His findings are met not with public gratitude but with rancor, as well as opposition from local authorities, who are afraid the news will keep visitors away. Stately in style but with a fiery debate at its heart, An Enemy of the People gets at the tension between religion and science in everyday Indian life.

tt0066237 Pratidwandi (1970)
A recent college graduate struggles to find a job and moves back in with his family. The strain of living with his younger sister, revolutionary brother and widowed mother causes him to hallucinate.


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tt0170783 Yesterday <Vchera> (1988)
The story of an elite Bulgarian school where the sons and daughters of high-ranking Communist officials are educated. The main characters are Ivan, his best friend Rostislav, Dana (a newly arrived student), Marina and Kostov. All of them find themselves dealing with their own youthful intrigues against the backdrop of the absurd and oppressive Bulgarian Communist regime; and all too often each one of them finds his/her own individual means of escaping from it all, either through friendship, love, or the occasional derisive remark.


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tt0400234 Black Friday (2004)
Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon (Pawan Malhotra) confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the citizens of Bombay. Through a series of interviews, DCP Rakesh Maria (Kay Kay Menon) comes closer to discovering who the leader of the conspiracy is, but it soon becomes clear that a foreign power must be involved.


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tt1245104 Presto (2008)
A magician and his hungry rabbit get into a tussle.


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tt0283775 The Planets (1999)
The Planets is an educational miniseries produced by the BBC released in 1999.It documents the Solar System and its nature, formation, and discovery by humans during the space age.

tt1333053 The Story of India (2007)
Michael Wood embarks on a thrill-packed journey through modern India, a trek that looks for clues to the past and, in turn, suggestions for what the future may hold for the world's largest democracy.


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tt0048424 The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Harry Powell (Robert Mitchum) is a religious fanatic and serial killer who targets women who use their sexuality to attract men. Serving time in prison for car theft, he meets condemned murderer Ben Harper (Peter Graves), who confesses to hiding $10,000 in stolen loot. Released from jail, Powell is obsessed with finding the money, and he tracks down Harper's widow, Willa (Shelley Winters), and her two children, John (Billy Chapin) and Pearl (Sally Jane Bruce).


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tt1280558 A Wednesday (2008)
An unknown caller threatens to detonate bombs in Mumbai unless four jailed militants are released.

tt0449994 Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Epic romance, set in 16th-century India, about the love story between Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar, the Mughal Emperor of Hindustan, and Rajput princess Jodhaa. In order to extend his empire, Akbar agrees to a marriage of alliance to young and fiery Jodhaa but soon realizes he has to defend his choice of bride as his courtiers voice their displeasure at the idea of their Muslim Emperor marrying a Hindu.

tt1230165 Rock On!! (2008)
Aditya, Joe, Kedar and Rob form a band and break up after they cannot make it. They establish regular lives until they decide to reunite and take another shot at fulfilling their dreams.

tt2302966 i (2015)
A bodybuilder (Vikram) plans revenge after his various enemies inject him with a substance that deforms his body.


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tt0432047 Sarkar (2005)
The authority of a man, who runs a parallel government in Mumbai, is challenged. His son rises to face his enemies.

tt0373856 Gangaajal (2003)
A police chief (Ajay Devgan) faces a dilemma when a symbolic weapon turns townspeople into a crusading mob.

tt0379370 Maqbool (2003)
In Mumbai's criminal underworld, the lord of all lords is Jahangir Khan (Pankaj Kapoor). Those loyal to him include Maqbool (Irfan Khan), his chief. But Maqbool is in love with Nimmi (Tabu), Jahangir's mistress, who convinces him to be ambitious and take over the empire. After maneuvering potential rivals out of the way, Maqbool betrays Jahangir, murdering him in his own bed. However, it isn't long before both Maqbool and Nimmi are haunted by the ghosts of their treacherous deeds.

tt1266583 Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008)
When a series of bombs explode in train stations throughout Mumbai, a disparate group of locals are affected in different ways. Thomas (Irrfan Khan), who sells tea, meets Rupali (Soha Ali Khan), a reporter coping with the death of her fiancé. Meanwhile, Suresh (Kay Kay Menon), who is struggling with financial woes, begins to be overly suspect of all Muslims. For Sunil (Vijay Maurya), a policeman working on the case, there is frustration at realizing his corrupt boss is still on the take.


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tt1399107 Trishna (2009)
An alluring housewife Tiasha (Rituparna Sengupta) seduced a professional photographer named Raja (Angshuman Gupta) in her trap to kill her husband Sekhar (Arindam Sil).

tt0457802 The Blue Umbrella (2005)
A girl (Shreya) searches for the culprit who stole her prized possession, a magnificent blue umbrella.

tt0043306 Awaara (1951)
After feuding with his father, a local judge (Prithviraj Kapoor), Raj Raghunath (Raj Kapoor) leaves home and falls in with petty criminal Jagga (K.N. Singh). But when he realizes that his new friend was a key figure in a painful saga from his family's past, Raj kills Jagga. Because the crime was committed in the elder Raghunath's jurisdiction, Raj's case is set to be heard by his father. Backed by his long-lost love, a lawyer named Rita (Nargis), Raj prepares for his moment of truth.

tt0251355 The Love Chariot (1987)
A poor man gets a chance to live like a rich man and falls in love with a woman who thinks he is wealthy.

tt2551650 Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy (2012)
A storyteller narrates three ghost stories connected to his young audience.


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tt1723596 Byomkesh Bakshi (2010)
Byomkesh Bakshi is a Bengali Detective who is called upon for a spine-chilling case with his assistant cum friend Ajit.

tt1159914 Baksha Rahasya (1996)
Famous Bengali private investigator Pradosh C. Mitter (Feluda) is hired by wealthy businessman Dinnanath Lahiri. His suitcase has been accidentally exchanged with someone on the Kalka Mail. Inside it is a valuable manuscript written by Shambucharan Bose. The case takes Feluda, Topshe and Jatayu to Shimla, where they discover a priceless diamond in a film container, disguised as a betel - nut. 'The Three Musketeers' face great danger in Shimla, before Feluda eventually solves the case.

tt2136956 Gorosthane Sabdhan (2010)
By accident, more than anything else, the three find themselves beside the grave of Thomas Godwin. The grave was dug up by some miscreants for unknown reasons. The rather colorful history of Mr. Godwin makes Feluda curious to know more about the man.From the diary of Thomas' daughter Charlotte, Feluda finds that a very precious clock went to Thomas' grave with him. To his surprise, Feluda finds that another party knows about this clock and they are trying to get it aided by the letter with them.

tt0051399 Bari Theke Paliye (1958)
Kanchan, all of eight years old is always up to pranks and mischief in his village home. He finds his father a cruel demon who keeps his mother oppressed and imprisoned. In his dreams, the big city is El Dorado, till he reaches there. But the glimpses of reality are harsher and the victims he meets give him a different view of the city. He himself has to struggle for survival and experiences life as it is, only to go back to his village home. This time as a mature person and with the realization that his father is no demon after all, but yet another victim struggling with poverty and still a loving father.

tt0054073 Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960)
A family of refugees from the time of the Partition of Bengal live in a shanty town near Calcutta, surviving on the earnings of the eldest daughter Neeta. Her elder brother Shankar hopes to become a classical singer while Neeta postpones her marriage to the scientist Sanat to support the family and to pay for Shankar's studies. Eventually, with the tacit encouragement of Neeta's mother, Sanat marries her younger sister Geeta. The family is beset by misfortunes as the father and the younger brother Montu both suffer accidents, forcing Neeta to remain as the sole breadwinner in spite of her worsening Tuberculosis. Finally Shankar, having achieved his ambition, takes her to a mountain resort for treatment. Terminally ill and having sacrificed her best years, she finally pours with anguish into the silence of the mountains, her will to live.

tt0371712 Hirer Angti (1992)
Gandharva Kumar's arrival disrupts the festival mood of Durga Puja at Ratanlal Babu's house. He captivates the grandchildren of Ratanlal Babu, Habul, and Tinni, with his magical tricks. Now Gandharva Kumar reveals a long-forgotten secret wherein he claims to be heir to the family property to Ratanlal Babu. This creates shock in the entire family and casts a gloom, following dramatic incidents. It reveals that Gandharva Kumar is fake. Whether the magic trick works or not for Gandharva Kumar forms the climax.


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tt0329393 Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
Meenakshi, a young Tamil Brahmin with a young child, and Raja, a Muslim & freelance photographer are travelling together in a bus. On their way the bus is stopped by a group of Hindu extremists, who want to take revenge on Muslims, who had burned down one of their villages.Despite her religious reservations, Meenakshi saves Raja's life from the extremists by addressing him as Mr. Iyer. The violence and horror they witness bring them closer and they soon discover a mutual attraction.

tt0081968 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981)
Violet Stoneham is an elderly school teacher whose life consists of a series of little routines: her walk in the park, church on Sundays, feeding her beloved cat, Sir Toby, visiting her brother in an old-age home and teaching Shakespeare to generations of uninterested students.When a new principal takes over, Violet is relegated to drilling younger students in the elements of English grammar.Her bewilderment and grief leave her especially vulnerable on Christmas Eve as she walks back from the church. A chance meeting with a former student and her boyfriend cheers Violet.She feels she has found true friends at last. But the young couple is simply looking for a place to be alone. Miss Stoneham's apartment seems ideal.


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tt0449159 15 Park Avenue (2005)
Strong-willed Anu (Shabana Azmi) has always looked out for her younger sister, Meethi (Konkona Sen Sharma), who has struggled with schizophrenia her whole life and spends most of her time lost in her imagination. Anu leaves her job as a college professor to care for Meethi and becomes troubled when her sister begins a doomed relationship with Joydeep (Rahul Bose). Meethi's delusions intensify after a horrific assault, and soon she must decide whether to live in the real world or her mind.

tt1620620 The Japanese Wife (2010)
Snehamoy (Rahul Bose) leads a lonely life in rural India with his aunt, Mashi (Moushumi Chatterjee). Miyage (Chigusa Takaku) also is basically alone, stuck with an ill mother in Japan. When the pair start a pen pal relationship, they instantly become close friends, despite the distance. Snehamoy has a chance to marry local girl Sandhya (Raima Sen), but refuses, instead wishing to wed Miyage. But money problems and the space separating the would-be lovers could make romance an impossibility.


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tt0074177 Bala (1976)
The Documentary is portrait of a dancer of Bharata Natyam, Balasaraswati. Balasaraswati affectionately called Bala was one of the greatest exponents of Bharata Natyam.

tt0094069 Sukumar Ray (1987)
The life and work of the writer Sukumar Ray, Satyajit Ray's father. Ray made this film as a tribute to celebrate the centenary of his birth. The film comprises still photographs and readings from Sukumar Ray's writings.

tt0209444 Two (1965)
The short film shows an encounter between a child of a rich family and a street child, through rich kid's window.

tt0082906 Pikoo (1981)
A day in the life of a six year old child in Calcutta, who lives shut up in the family home, insulated from the city by a park. The father is away at work. The grandfather is alone in his room, ill and confined to his bed. The mother receives her lover. The child attempts to amuse himself, registers everything in silence before hiding out in the garden where he begins to make drawings of the various flowers. The film ends with his question, addressed to his mother, in the arms of her lover: "Shall I use black crayon to draw a white flower?"


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tt0363880 Personal Assistant (1959)
Desperate to become an author, Romapada struggles between his life and work.


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tt0390699 Días de cine (1991)

Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.


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