Ek Din Pratidin
|Ek Din Pratidin|
Ek Din Pratidin DVD cover
|Directed by||Mrinal Sen|
|Written by||Mrinal Sen (writer)
Amalendu Chakraborty (novel)
|Running time||95 mins|
Ek Din Pratidin (English title: "And Quiet Rolls the Dawn") is a 1979 Bengali movie directed by Mrinal Sen. The film stars Mamata Shankar, Gita Sen and Sreela Majumdar, among others. It was entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival.
The daughter of an economically middle-class family fails to return home one night. Her family worries, make searches and evolves into a deep crisis, more so because she is the only bread winner in the family. Overcoming the economic and social constraints, the film has a deep underlining of hidden strength.
- Mamata Shankar...Chinu
- Gita Sen...Chinu's mother
- Sreela Majumdar...Minu
- Kaushik Sen
- Nalini Banerjee
- Arun Mukherjee
- Umanath Bhattacharya
- Biplab Chatterjee
- National Award (1980)- Best Film in Bengali
- National Award (1980)- Best Director
- National Award (1980)- Best Editing (Gangadhar Naskar)
- "Festival de Cannes: Ek Din Pratidin". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-05-26.
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