Teen Kanya

April 25

Teen Kanya (1961), India, in Bengali with English subtitles. 114 minutes.
We will be watching two stories from this series of black and white vignettes by Satyajit Ray.
In “The Postmaster” a man leaves Calcutta to become the postmaster in a small village. A young orphan girl is set up to act as his servant, but becomes a sort of caretaker as he adapts to life in the village and the two form an unusual friendship.
In “The Conclusion”, a young man leaves Calcutta after passing his exams to spend time with his mother, who is eager for him to marry a girl of her choosing.

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