The First Surreal Film In Bengali
By Chandi Mukherjee (16 Jan 2010)
Subhadro Chowdhury’s new film “Clerk” is probably the first surreal film in Bengali. It is practically “Cinema” in its real sense of the term. Though it has a protagonist, but he has no rounded off story to tell about, like all other cinemas. But it is tells something, which is other than a typical filmi-story. It tells the inner conflict of the surreal world of the protagonist in a cinematic way.
The name of the protagonist is Biplab (Prosenjit Chatterjee). He leads a dual life. In the day time he leads a mundane weak life of a typist clerk of a company which is facing ... » read more