Agantuk = The stranger

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  • Creator direction, story, screenplay & music by Satyajit Ray ; a Filmopous Pictures release
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York, NY : First Run Features, [between 1990-1999]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm36532169
  • Credits
    • Ajit Banerjee, Despankar Dey, Mamata Shankar, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt, Robi Ghosh, Subrata Chatterjee, Bixram Bhattacharya
    • Director of photography, Barun Raha; editor, Dulal Dutt


  • A wise and witty world traveler returns to Calcutta after 35 years to visit his niece, who had only briefly known him as a child. She accepts the stranger's story, but her suspicious husband believes the long-lost uncle is an imposter who has come to claim an inheritance.


  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
  • Statement of responsibility and credits from videocassette box.
  • Title and credits in opening frames in Devanagari characters; title from Government of India Central Board of Film certification reproduced in opening frames.
  • VHS.
  • In Bengali with English subtitles.
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