06, Oct, 2022
Satyajit Ray’s film Pratidwandi to be screened at Cannes 2022 today

Satyajit Ray’s film Pratidwandi to be screened at Cannes 2022 today

Satyajit Ray's Pratidwandi will be screened in the Cannes Classic Section on May 19.

The 75th Cannes Film Festival began with a bang on May 17 with India being at the centre of focus. India is the ‘Country of Honour’ at Marche Du Films organised alongside the Cannes Film Festival in France. The gala will conclude on May 28. While R Madhavan’s Rocketry: The Nambi Effect will premiere on Thursday, May 19, at Cannes 2022, another Indian film that will screen at Cannes is legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s 1970 classic, Pratidwandi. The film has been restored and will be screened in the Cannes Classic Section.

PRATIDWANDI TO SCREEN AT CANNES 2022
The official Twitter handle of Cannes shared the news and wrote, “A rare film, an exclusivity: Pratidwandi by the Indian director and great author Satyajit Ray in screening today at 2pm in the Salle Buñuel in a restored version. A screening #CannesClassics in the colors of India, “Country of Honour” of the @mdf_cannes this year. #Cannes2022 (sic).”

Take a look at the post:


A rare film, an exclusivity: Pratidwandi by the Indian director and great author Satyajit Ray in screening today at 2pm in the Salle Buñuel in a restored version. A screening #CannesClassics in the colors of India, “Country of Honour” of the @mdf_cannes this year. #Cannes2022 pic.twitter.com/KssrOLeZce

— Festival de Cannes (@Festival_Cannes) May 19, 2022

Un film rare, une exclusivité: Pratidwandi du réalisateur et grand auteur indien Satyajit Ray en projection aujourd’hui à 14h en salle Buñuel dans une version restaurée. Une séance #CannesClassics aux couleurs de l’Inde, “Country of Honour” du @mdf_cannes cette année. #Cannes2022 pic.twitter.com/mJUQ2RIquT

— Festival de Cannes (@Festival_Cannes) May 19, 2022
Minister of Sports, Youth Affairs, and Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur, took to Twitter and shared the news as well. He wrote, “#SatyajitRay has a rich, historic association with #CannesFilmFestival. His 1970 movie ‘Pratidwandi’ will be screened in the #Cannes Classics section of 75th edition of the festival (sic).”

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