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The Big City/The Expedition Synopsis

<p>THE BIG CITY: Madhabi Mukherjee stars as Arati, a middle-class housewife who tries to help her family make ends meet by getting a job as a saleswoman in the big city of Calcutta. Her conservative family disapproves of the notion of a female breadwinner, and the friction increases when a co-worker encourages Arati’s growing independence. In English and Bengali with English subtitles.</p> <p>THE EXPEDITION: A box-office hit in the director’s native Bengal, this involving drama was adapted from Tarashankar Banerjee’s novel of the same name. A man of proud Rajput heritage who drives a taxi, Narsingh (Ray regular Soumitra Chatterjee) begins working for a merchant (Charuprasash Ghosh) after he loses his license. But the merchant is involved in drug trafficking, and as the cabbie is pulled deeper into that business, two women - the teacher Narsingh loves and the prostitute who loves him - hold the key to his redemption. In Bengali with English subtitles. </p>

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