Professor Shonku and El Dorado
Director: Sandip Ray
Cast: Dhritiman Chatterji, Suhashish Mukherjee
India 2019, 95 mins, Bengali and English with English subtitles
The latest film from Sandip Ray, son of the late great Satyajit Ray. Need we really say more? The Bengali adventure film follows scientist and inventor Professor Shonku (an iconic character created by Satyajit Ray). Shonku’s adventures, bordering on the fantastic, took him to all corners of the globe as seen in Ray's ‘Shonku Stories.’
Now Sandip Ray offers a modern day adaptation of the beloved character as Professor Shonku embarks on a tour of Brazil, where he gets embroiled into an adventure involving native tribesmen, anacondas and the quest to find the mythical city of El Dorado.
Pre-recorded Q&A with director and cast.
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