Juliet Stevenson on Pather Panchali

With striking insight and eloquence the British star of stage and screen discusses Satyajit Ray's 1955 masterpiece Pather Panchali, the film that provided her with an epiphany "not just as an actress but as a human being". In conversation with the BFI's Artistic Director Eddie Berg as part of the 2010 Birds Eye View Film Festival, the actress waxes lyrical about the movie's timeless beauty still stunning to the modern viewer. She also muses on the film's ability to demonstrate the power of great art to transcend issues of race, language and era, and connect on a profound level.



 

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