Two Acres of Land / Do Bigha Zamin (1953)

13 Jun

131m; India

Director: Bimal Roy

Cast: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy and Rattan Kumar

Synopsis: A small Bengali landowner and his young son are in danger when their two-acre farmland where they live is in danger of being taken over by a local zamindar (feudal lord) for failure to pay for mounting debits. They move to Calcutta where the father tries making a living as a rickshaw puller while his wife joins him but falls ill which threatens everything they have going to try to save their ancestral home.

Contact: Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd. (2003) (India) (DVD) Shemaroo House No. 18 Marol Co-operative-Industrial Estate Andheri East, Mumbai 400059 India Phn: +91 222 8529911


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