Sadgati

1981/Color/52 mins/India




Category Homage
Director Satyajit Ray
Producer NA
Screenplay Satyajit Ray
Cinematography Soumendu Ray
Editor Dulal Dutta
Music Satyajit Ray
Set Ashoke Bose
Costume NA
Cast Om Puri (Dukhi), Smita Patil (Jhuria), Mohan Agashe (The Brahmin), Richa Mishra (Dhania), Gita Siddharth (The Brahmin's Wife)
Production Company Doordarshan
World Sales NA
Festival/Awards Special Mention, National Film Awards, India 1982

Dukhi, a poor and out-caste, village shoemaker goes to village Brahmin to get the date of his daughter's marriage fixed, the Brahmin in turn asks for labour without pay in exchange, the ensuing events however turn the table against the priest, who in the end has to fore-go all the lofty tradition, including that of untouchability, he held so dearly, all this life, in his life as village priest.

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