The Golden Mountain – a critical review but a film not to be missed!

(Sonar Pahar, a Bengali language film with English subtitles to be screened at the India International Film Festival of Boston) By Subrata Das (SETU) Yesteryear’s Bollywood glamor girl, Tanuja, is persuasively cantankerous in the role of Upama Mukherjee, now in her early seventies, lives alone in an old Kolkata house. After the early demise of…

The Golden Mountain (Nominated in Best Film category)

Upama (Tanuja Mukherjee) is a woman in her early seventies, living alone in an old Kolkata house. Her relationship with her only son, Soumyo (Jishuu Sengupta), has become somewhat bitter in recent times. She had single-handedly raised him after her husband’s early demise. Presently, all she has left to live with are memories. A chance…