Stay Awake (Jagte raho)

Unclassified 15+
Sambhu Mitra & Amit Maitra, 137 mins, India, 1956, Digital Betacam, B&W, Hindi with English subtitles.

Stay Awake (Jagte raho)
Stay Awake (Jagte raho)
Raj Kapoor is his slapstick, Chaplin-esque best as a tramp on the hunt for a glass of water, wandering into a luxury Calcutta building and exposing the behind-closed-doors perversions of Calcutta's upper middle class.

This ironic, socialist comedy-thriller directed by Sombhu Mitra and Amit Maitra bears a distinct similarity to the Bengali art-film tradition familiar to Western viewers of the films of Satyajit Ray and was the first Indian film to win the Grand Prix at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

Dates   Sun 19 Feb 2012, 3.30pm

Sat 3 Mar 2012, 7.30pm

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