110 – The Apu Trilogy

the apu trilogy

It has been quite a while since I logged another entry from Roger Ebert’s The Great Movies. A couple reasons for that: (1) The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is keeping me real busy (donate here, tickets here and here), and (2) the next movie in the book is actually three movies. The films that comprise Satyajit Ray’s The Apu Trilogy were released throughout the 50’s, and represent an evolution of filmmaking akin to what Francois Truffaut and his contemporaries were doing in France around the same time.

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