Author: Soumitra Chatterjee
Aparna Sen/Rituparna Sengupta
Publisher: Channel B
ISBN/UPC (if available): CBDVD 024
‘‘It’s a heart – warming tale of friendship and understanding between the daughter – in – law and mother – in – law, who are traditionally meant to be at loggerheads. It’s a film by a women, for the women Cinematically the film uses Tagore’s Songs brilliantly.’’
--- The Telegraph
‘‘Paromitar EK Din is a culture – specific Bengali film which reflects the transgenerational suppressed aggression in women within the patri – local family. Exploding right into the politically correct face of the Bengali bhadralok. The most striking portrayal in the film comes from debutante Sohini Haldar as Khuku, ably supported by (Aparna) Sen herself as Sanaka and Rituparna Sengupta as Paromita. The music (by Jyotishka Dasgupta) is haunting. Also wonderful is the use of Rabindrasangeet.’’
--- Rediff. Com
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. Winner of best Bengali Film, Best Supporting Actress and Best Female Playback Singer Awards at 47th National Film Award in India’ 2000.
2. Selected at 31st International Film Festival of India (India Panorama)’ 2000.
3. Winner of Audience Choice Award at 6th Dhaka International Film Festival’ 2000 in Dhaka Bangladesh.
4. Winner of Fipresci Award at 3rd International Film Festival of Mumbai’ 2000 in Mumbai, India.
5. Winner of Ocic Ecumenical Jury Award at 35th International Film Festival of Karlovy vary’ 2000 in Czech Republic.
6. Winner of Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Story & Screenplay and Best Female Playback Singer Awards at 46th Bengali Film Journalists Awards 2001 in Kolkata, India.
7. Winner of Best Film, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Awards at 21st Uttam Kumar Award’ 2000 in Kolkata, India.
8. Winner of Best Director and Best Actress Awards at Kalakar Awards’ 2000 in Kolkata, India.
9. Winner of Best Director, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Awards at Ujala Chancellor Award’ 2010 in Kolkata, India.
10. Special Screening at National film Theatre in London.
11. Special Screening at Cinemax in Luton (United Kingdom).
12. Special Screening at 20th Banga Sammelan’ 2000 in New Jersey (USA).
13. Special Screening at Beekshah at Silchar, India.
14. Participated at 20th Munich International Film Festival’ 2002 Germany.
15. Participated at 10th Focus – on – Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival’ 2001 in Japan.
16. Participated at 5th Pushan International Film Festival’ 2000 in Pushan, South Korea.
17. Participated at Aichi International Women’s Film Festival ‘ 2000 in Japan.
18. Participated at Jamshedpur International Film Festival’ 2000 in Jamshedpur, India.
5.1 Surround Sound
Digitally re-mastered from the original film
Six International Language subtitles for the first time in a Bengali film DVD - English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish.