36 Chowringhee Lane Part 2


After the marriage of her niece, Rosemary, Anglo-Indian school-teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely life in her single room flat located at 36 Chowringhee Lane in Calcutta, with only a tom cat for company. She is thrilled when a former student, Nandita Roy, looks her up and also brings her boyfriend, Samaresh Moitra, to her flat. Samaresh is an author and likes the solitude of Violet's flat, and would like to write his new novel there, to which Violet readily agrees to. He likes her antique record-player and she gives it to him as a gift. She hopes she has become part of a family again. It is Christmas time and Violet would like to bake a cake and visit Nandita and Samaresh to surprise them. But is a surprise that awaits her when she reaches her destination. Director: Aparna Sen Writer: Aparna Sen Jennifer Kendal ... Miss Violet Stoneham Dhritiman Chatterjee ... Samaresh Moitra Debashree Roy ... Nandita Roy Geoffrey Kendal ... Eddie Stoneham Soni Razdan ... Rosemary Stoneham Awards: The film has been nominated for and won the following awards since its release: 1982 Cinemanila International Film Festival (Philippines) Won - Golden Eagle - Best Feature Film - 36 Chowringhee Lane - Aparna Sen 1982 National Film Awards (India) Won - Golden Lotus Award - Best Director - Aparna Sen Won - Silver Lotus Award - Best Cinematography - Ashok Mehta Won - Silver Lotus Award - Best Regional Film (Hindi) - 36 Chowringhee Lane - Aparna Sen 1983 BAFTA Awards (UK) Nominated - Best ...

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