Director: Satyajit Ray; Writer: Satyajit Ray; Producer: Henri Fraise; Cinematographer: Soumendu Roy; Editor: Dulal Dutta; Cast: Arjun Guha-Thakurta, Aparna Sen, Soven Lahiri, Promod Ganguly, Victor Bannerjee
Duration: 00:24:39; Aspect Ratio: 1.500:1; Hue: 77.557; Saturation: 0.052; Lightness: 0.385; Volume: 0.124; Cuts per Minute: 16.016; Words per Minute: 22.058
Short film made as a companion piece for Sadgati (1981)
. It is a sad fairy-tale about an upper-class Bengali family seen through the eyes of the little boy Pikoo (Guha-Thakurta). One afternoon, Pikoo’s father discovers that his wife (A. Sen) is having an affair. The mother makes love to her boyfriend (V. Bannerjee) while the grandfather (Ganguly) dies of a heart attack in another room and Pikoo sketches flowers in the garden with his new crayons.