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  • 3.7
The first segment in Satyagit Ray's THREE DAUGHTERS, THE POSTMASTER is a moving look at the poverty and social roles of a rural village through the eyes of a young man who has just arrived there from Calcutta.

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After watching it, more thoroughly for the second time, I can add this to my list of favorite movies. Very simple in its realistic style. I would have never thought I'd find a movie simpler than A Bicycle Thief, however this movie does just that. There is grand detail in the most ephemeral interactions. Even within the rigid thought process behind the class system of an older India there existed the reality of pure human conscience. Ray tells a story devoid of any romanticism, and this very reality sets in...