The Coward

The Coward

Amitabha (Ray regular Soumitra Chatterjee) is a screen-writer from Calcutta, stranded amongst tea plantations when his car breaks down. Taken in by the wealthy Bimal, Amitabh is shocked to discover Bimal’s wife, Karuna, is a past love, lost because he couldn’t commit. Bimal, is unaware of the past between his wife and guest and over the course of the evening, Amitabha sees Karuna’s marriage is not a happy one. Will he get a second chance?

Nominated: Venice Golden Lion, 1965

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The Coward

  • Director: Satyajit Ray
  • Year: 1965
  • Run Time: 74 mins
  • Format: 4K
  • Country: India
  • Rating: R