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Aparna Sen

“The problem is I was a star before I became a director. I’m used to people coming to me to sign me. I find it difficult to approach producers.”

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    PAROMITAR EK DIN

    Aparna Sen India, 2000

    Individual memories and personal histories intertwine in the worlds of two women seeking love and a sense of self. Amid the grim scenario of transgenerational oppression experienced by women in arranged marriages, Paromitar Ek Din succeeds in highlighting a delicate tale of unusual solidarity.

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    PAROMA

    Aparna Sen India, 1984

    Through the story of an upper-class Bengali family, Paroma poignantly questions the deep-seated patriarchal attitudes that reduce a woman’s identity to “mere” housewife. Rakhee Gulzar gives a moving performance as a woman on a journey toward self-actualisation in this compelling feminist film.

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